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Robert Weiss

Administrative Vice President

Rob is responsible for introducing and providing escrow and paying agent services to Global Capital Markets prospects and clients throughout the east coast, including Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, New Jersey, Philadelphia and western Pennsylvania, New York City, and Boston.

Rob joined Wilmington Trust in 2013 with a decade of experience in the corporate trust industry, specializing in business development and sales. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, he worked for Wells Fargo as a vice president in the Sales and Development Group and was responsible for all aspects of business development and relationship management within the mid-Atlantic region. Earlier in his career, Rob held various executive positions in corporate finance, business development, sales, and marketing for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and General Foods.

Rob holds an MBA in finance from the Johnson School of Management, Cornell University, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Cornell University, both with honors.

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Key Tasks of Mass Tort and Class Action Settlement Trustees

David Vanaskey, CCTS and Robert Weiss |
Corporate & Institutional

This article reprint was published in the April 6, 2021 issue of Law360. One of the most essential elements to help ensure a successful post-settlement outcome is the establishment and administration of an effective, comprehensive settlement trust fund or funds. Based on our experience with administering two environmental mitigation trusts funded with the money from the 2016 Volkswagen AG settlements, we believe there are three core skill areas that are vital to a trustee’s success.