For the sixth consecutive year, Frankowski Firm attorney Robert Norton has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star in securities litigation in the Mid-South region. The Rising Star designation is awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys in the Mid-South under age 40.
The annual selections for Super Lawyers, an independent lawyer rating publication, are made using a combination of peer nominations, evaluations and independent research. Each candidate is assessed using 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievements.
Rob is licensed to practice in Alabama, Georgia, and before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. For the past ten years, Rob has practiced in the field of securities litigation, which includes court actions and arbitration claims involving stockbroker fraud and neglect and brokerage firm misconduct.
Rob graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama in 2002, with honors as a Presidential Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa member. Rob worked as a policy intern at the White House during the summer of 2001. Rob received his Juris Doctor degree from The University of Alabama School of Law in 2007, with recognition as the most outstanding student in Negotiations.
Rob and his wife, Misti, have two young children and are active in their community. Rob is a supporter of the arts, having served on the junior board for Opera Birmingham and as past president of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra junior board; he also enjoys golf, traveling, and reading.