Robert A. Weinstock

Robert A. Weinstock

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law

Robert A. Weinstock is Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School, where he assists in clinical instruction and management of the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic's diverse and cutting-edge advocacy efforts.

Robert received his JD from the Columbia University School of Law in 2009, where he was a James Kent Scholar, President of the Environmental Law Society, and an Articles Editor for the Columbia Law Review. He received a BA from the College of Social Studies at Wesleyan University in 2006, where he founded the Student Endowment Advisory Committee and was awarded the Cardinal Club Scholar-Athlete Award. Prior to joining the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, Rob practiced complex litigation at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, in New York, and environmental law at Barnes & Thornburg, in Chicago. Rob also served as a law clerk to The Honorable Victor Marrero on the Southern District of New York.


Columbia University School of Law

JD, May 2009

Wesleyan University

BA, with Honors, May 2006  


Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, the University of Chicago Law School

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, 2019-present
Clinical Instructor and Lecturer in Law, 2016-2019
Clinical Fellow, 2016-2019

Barnes & Thomburg LLP

Associate, Environmental Department, 2012-2016

Chambers of the Honorable Victor Marrero, United States District Court

Law Clerk and Deputy, 2011-2012

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Associate, Summer Associate, 2009-2011, Summer 2008

Environmental Law Clinic, Columbia Law School

Clinical Staffer, 2007-2009