Robert B. Spawn is an Associate in the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Department. He concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation matters, including corporate, partnership and LLC disputes; fraud claims; complex contract disputes; estate litigation; intellectual property matters; and professional liability claims. Mr. Spawn has experience handling these matters at all stages of litigation from pleading through trial and appeal in both state and federal courts.

During law school, Mr. Spawn served as Administrative Editor of the Rutgers University Law Review and President of the Rutgers Intellectual Property Law Society. Additionally, as a member of the Rutgers Community and Transactional Lawyering Clinic, Mr. Spawn was responsible for facilitating the formation of new business entities.


  • Litigation

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Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Rankings and Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in:
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers®* "Rising Stars" 2022-2024, Business Litigation

* See Award Methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

  • Member, Essex County Bar Association

    Chair, Young Lawyers Section (2024-2025)
    Vice Chair, Young Lawyers Section (2023-2024)
    Treasurer, Young Lawyers Section (2022-2023)
    Chair, Membership, Young Lawyers Section (2021-2022)

  • Member, New York State Bar Association

  • Student, John C. Lifland American Inn of Court


  • J.D., Rutgers Law School

    Administrative Editor, Rutgers University Law Review

  • B.A., Colgate University, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York