Fob is an attorney in the Birmingham office, where he practices in the firm's Cybersecurity and General Commercial Litigation Practice Group.
Fob’s practice involves four primary areas: (1) counseling clients on cybersecurity liability, risk prevention, regulatory compliance, and data breach response; (2) representing housing authorities in litigation, regulatory compliance, and real estate matters; (3) defending banks, credit unions, brokers, and other financial institutions in securities litigation and other commercial matters; and (4) representing businesses in disputes involving intellectual property, fraud, and contract issues.
Fob brings a unique perspective to advising clients with technology and business matters. Prior to law school, Fob operated multiple businesses and experienced legal matters from the perspective as a client. Fob has owned car washes and co-founded multiple technology startups in the online poker industry. While most business owners dislike legal conflict, Fob enjoyed it so he decided to attend law school.
Fob earned a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering from Auburn University and his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he served as Managing Editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for BookTech, which is a tech company that produces text analysis software for the book publishing industry. Outside of law Fob enjoys food, wine, tennis and occasionally politics.