little rock
501-375-9131
Fayetteville
479-695-1330

BIO

Robyn has practiced with Rose Law Firm since she graduated from law school in 2002. She was named the first female Managing Member of the firm in 2018. In addition to serving in such role, Robyn maintains an active practice in the areas of real estate, corporate and securities, commercial financing and mergers and acquisitions. She has extensive experience in the following:

  • Representing individuals and businesses in the purchase and sale of real estate, lease transactions, zoning and development issues, title issues, restrictive covenants and other real estate matters
  • Advising closely-held businesses in the acquisition and sale of businesses
  • Representing borrowers and lenders in complex asset and real-estate based financing transactions
  • Serving as local counsel to out-of-state lenders with transactions in Arkansas

In addition, Robyn serves as “outside” general counsel, advising several clients on day-to-day issues and general corporate matters. Robyn’s creativity and attention to detail benefit her clients in drafting and negotiating all types of commercial contracts, such as:

  • Commercial purchase orders
  • Consulting agreements
  • Customer rebate agreements
  • Equipment lease and purchase agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • No-competes
  • Physician employment agreements
  • Sales representative and distributor agreements
  • Vendor services agreements

Robyn’s client service strengths include listening to her clients’ needs and objectives and responding promptly, efficiently and professionally. Her service to her clients has been recognized by her peers and clients in several lawyer rating organizations. Chambers has reported Robyn’s clients as stating: “Her help was invaluable and her analysis incisive[,]” and “[s]he enjoys a strong reputation and is commended for being ‘organized, with fast turnaround times.'”

Robyn is a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, where she lives with her husband and two sons.

EXPERIENCE

Highlights of Robyn’s experience include representation of the following:

  • Lender making a $60,000,000 construction term and revolving credit facility to build a first of its kind peanut processing plant in Arkansas
  • Hotel owner in acquisitions and sales of franchised hotel properties
  • National affordable property management company in sale of low-income housing apartment project and redemption of municipal bonds
  • Partnership in $89,000,000 re-financing of commercial property
  • Borrower in $70,000,000 senior credit facility and $16,300,000 subordinate credit facility in connection with acquisition of women’s marketing company
  • Borrower in $35,000,000 senior credit facility in connection with acquisition of professional services company
  • Poultry processing client in $68,000,000 term and revolving credit facility, secured by properties in multiple counties
  • Community Development Entity in federal and Arkansas new markets tax credits transactions involving loans to qualified active low income community borrowers
  • National bank in financing of two large aircraft loans
  • Medical practice in structuring of operating agreement among physicians and employment agreements

HONORS

  • Chambers USA Leading Lawyers, Real Estate, 2016-2019
  • Chambers USA Leading Lawyers “Up and Coming” 2015 – Real Estate
  • Best Lawyers in Arkansas “Lawyer of the Year” in Securities/Capital Markets Law in Little Rock, 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America – Securities/Capital Markets Law, Banking and Finance, Business Organizations, 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America – Securities/Capital Markets Law 2017-2019
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Super Lawyer, Business/Corporate, 2018-2019
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Business/Corporate, 2008-2012, 2014-2017
  • Arkansas Times 2019 Best Women Lawyers (Banking and Finance; Business Organizations; Securities and Capital Markets)
  • Soiree Magazine, Best Lawyers, Commercial Real Estate 2019

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Arkansas Executive Forum
  • Fifty for the Future
  • Volunteer for Central Arkansas Legal Services (VOCALS)
  • Volunteer and foster respite care provider for The C.A.L.L. in Pulaski County
  • Fellowship Bible Church, Member

EDUCATION

  • University of Arkansas William H. Bowen School of Law, Juris Doctor (High Honors), 2002
  • Assistant Notes and Survey/Comments Editor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review
  • University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude), 1999; First Ranked Senior Scholar

RELATED INDUSTRIES

  • Agriculture
  • Banking
  • Financial Institutions
  • Professional Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
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