Robert R. Gillispie holds a Juris Doctorate degree from The George Washington University’s National Law Center and a Bachelor of Arts diploma from Boston University. Formerly in-house counsel for both publically traded and privately held companies, Mr. Gillispie’s experience includes a broad spectrum of corporate practice, including corporate governance, transactional matters, and litigation. Throughout his career, Mr. Gillispie has also maintained an active immigration practice.
Mr. Gillispie previously served as General Counsel for Alltech Biotechnology Centre in Nicholasville, Kentucky and as Senior Attorney with Lexmark International in Lexington, Kentucky. In 2009, Robert founded The Gillispie Law Firm, P.C. in Leesburg, Virginia, practicing in the areas of business law, government contracting, immigration law, and estate planning.
Community involvement remains a priority for Mr. Gillispie. He is a resident of Loudoun County and is an ordained Deacon. He has served on the Board of Directors for Alternative House, a not-for-profit organization providing services for troubled youth. He has participated as a scout leader with the Boy Scouts of America and volunteered as an ambassador for the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce. Currently, he contributes time and talent to both the parish and community through the Knights of Columbus.
Professionally, Mr. Gillispie served five years on the Advisory Board for the American Food and Drug Law Institute, and two years on the Board of Directors for the Pet Food Association of Canada.
He is married to Amy Gillispie, and together they are the proud parents of nine children.
District of Columbia, 1997
Supreme Court of the United States of America
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia
George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, Juris Doctorate
Inn President; Phi Delta Phi Legal Society
Student Attorney; Immigration Law Clinic
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Political Science, Business Administration