Robert T. Hicks
Shareholder
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Overview

Robert Hicks is a shareholder of Bean, Kinney & Korman and practices in civil and commercial litigation. He focuses on litigation and arbitration matters including complex commercial, business tort, construction, employment, telecommunications, trademark, technology, licensing disputes, government contracts and insurance litigation.

Bob has a wealth of experience with issues involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets and breaches of fiduciary duty claims, as well as civil disputes that arise from government contracts and subcontracts and commercial real estate disputes.

Bob regularly represents government contractors, commercial landlords and other businesses in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the Circuit Courts for Fairfax, Arlington, Prince William, Loudoun and Fauquier Counties and the City of Alexandria.

Prior to joining Bean, Kinney and Korman, Bob spent the fourteen years at Holland & Knight, LLP in their Commercial Litigation Practice Group.

Beyond the Suit

Bob lives in Arlington with his wife, Jeni, their three children and their Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Beamer.

Experience

  • Initiated suit and obtained judgment in a commercial lease dispute involving a national restaurant chain.
  • Counseled numerous clients on enforceability of non-compete covenants.
  • Defended a software company from claims of wrongful termination from a former employee.
  • Negotiated a settlement for a software company whose customer had breached the licensing agreement.
  • Negotiated a settlement for a government contractor whose subcontractor failed to perform for a critical client customer.

Bar and Court Admissions

Virginia, 2000

US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.S., 1992

George Mason University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2000

Clerkships

Pro Se Law Clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division, 2000 – 2001

Awards and Honors

Virginia Business, Legal Elite in Civil Litigation, 2020

Virginia Super Lawyer, Rising Star, 2008, 2010

Affiliations

Fairfax Bar Association

Federal Bar Association, Northern Virginia

George Mason University Inn of Court

Hokie Club (VA Tech Alumni Association)

George Mason University Alumni Association

Arlington Soccer Association

Tuckahoe Elementary School PTA

Events

  • Webinar: Understanding Your Leases and Contracts in the COVID-19 Landscape
    Webinar, Friday, March 27, 2020
  • Sexual Harassment: Quick Tips for Avoiding Liability
    Where: Bean, Kinney & Korman :: 2300 Wilson Blvd. :: 1st Floor Conference Room :: Arlington, VA 22201, Wednesday, February 28, 2018
  • Sexual Harassment: Quick Tips for Avoiding Liability
    Where: Bean, Kinney & Korman :: 2300 Wilson Blvd. :: 1st Floor Conference Room :: Arlington, VA 22201, Thursday, January 1, 1970

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