Robert J. Kornhaas


R.J. is an Associate in the firm's Corporate Department, where he advises clients on a broad range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; commercial agreements such as shareholder and employment agreements; venture capital and debt financing; and corporate governance matters. R.J.’s clients include early-stage companies, privately and publicly held middle-market companies, and family offices in a variety of industries.

He also represents financial institutions in connection with commercial loan transactions and provides counsel on lease and license agreements. R.J. was named a "Rising Star" by Connecticut Super Lawyers in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

R.J. received his J.D. with honors from Emory University School of Law and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame.


  • Emory University School of Law  (J.D., 2012)
    • Honors
  • University of Notre Dame  (B.A., 2007)

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York