Bob's practice includes litigation involving non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements, as well as trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty or duty of loyalty, civil theft, civil computer crimes, conspiracy, and other business torts. Bob primarily serves clients throughout Southeastern Wisconsin, including Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Racine and Kenosha Counties, and federal court in the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.
Attorney Robert Corris
Founder & Owner
Education & Work
A native of Providence, R.I., Attorney Robert Corris graduated from Harvard College in 1967 and Berkeley Law School in 1970. He has been practicing business litigation in Wisconsin since 1973. Since 1996, when he opened his own firm, his primary area of practice has been representing employees who have left or been terminated from their previous employment. Because of his reputation, he often receives referrals from the larger Milwaukee area firms, such as when their clients have hired or want to hire an employee with a restrictive covenant. He has also represented employers in the enforcement of restrictive covenants.
For approximately ten years, he was co-editor of the Business Torts Newsletter for the Business Torts committee of the American Bar Association's Litigation Section. He has regularly been recognized as a Super Lawyer™ and one of the Best Lawyers in America™.
Speaker & Author
In his own practice, Rebert Corris has been free to pursue his interests and in the late 1990s became one of the first lawyers in the State of Wisconsin to engage in the discovery of electronically stored information. He proposed and then authored a section on electronic discovery for the State Bar of Wisconsin's Discovery Law and Practice treatise. For many years, he has been a regular speaker at the State Bar's annual seminar on Trending Topics in Business Litigation.
Robert Corris was a Division I All-American swimmer at Harvard and later won several U.S. Swimming Masters Nationals titles. He now enjoys lake swimming and working out with younger, competitive swimmers. He believes the lessons of dedication to preparation, mental toughness and competitive zeal that he learned as an athlete have translated well to the practice of law. He was recently the subject of an article in the Wisconsin Super Lawyers' magazine about his swimming and its influence on his legal practice. He lives on a lake in Hartland, Wisconsin. His wife teaches piano and composes classical music, including two symphonies. They have three children and seven grandchildren.
The key to a successful result for a client is development of a strategic plan before trial, aggressive litigation, and appropriate balancing of costs with benefits.
Personal attention is guaranteed. Cases do not get passed off to an inexperienced associate. Telephone calls are returned, and clients are encouraged to call whenever they have questions or concerns about their case.
A client has the right to expect that his or her case is the most important lawsuit in the world. Preparation and dedication are essential to winning. Robert B. Corris' commitment to his clients and their cases matches their desires and demands.
To obtain successful results for clients through personal attention, commitment, efficiency, experience and expertise.
The secret to successful litigation is staying focused. Cutting-edge computer technology provides an advantage that levels the playing field with large law firms. An aggressive litigation style combined with ethical and civil behavior provides unequaled service for clients.