University of San Diego, B.B.A. International Business, magna cum laude (2012)

University of San Diego, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

State Bar of California

U.S. District Court for Central District of California

U.S. District Court for Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for Southern District of California

U.S. District Court for Eastern District of California

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal

CALI Excellence Award for highest grade of law school class in Complex Litigation, Litigation & Judicial Drafting, and Wills & Trusts

1st Place Overall Emory Civil rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition

1st Place Best Oralist Paul A. McLennon Sr. Moot Court Competition

Round of 16 out of 297 teams Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (“VICAM”)

Southern California Social Entrepreneur of the Year (2012)

San Diego International Law Journal: “Online Pharmacy Regulation: How the Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act Can Help Solve an International Problem

Multiple blog posts on Consumer Financial Services Legal Update

Robert “Bob” Schultz is an experienced complex commercial litigator and trial attorney who has represented and litigated against a variety of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, mid-market companies, nascent startups and individuals.  Utilizing his business background, Bob has developed a keen sense for aligning his clients’ legal goals with their business goals and achieving both.  Bob’s practice includes deep experience across multiple practice areas and industries, including general business litigation, business torts, employment litigation, merger and acquisition disputes, officer and director liability, product liability, consumer protection, franchise and distribution, software as a service (“SaaS”) disputes, class actions and appeals.         

Bob has represented clients through all stages of litigation, including through trial and appeal.  Representative trial experience includes second-chairing an eight-figure breach of contract, quantum meruit and promissory fraud case on behalf of a member of Fortune’s Unicorn List as well as second-chairing a seven-figure trusts and estates case.    

Prior to joining Mortenson Taggart Adams, Bob practiced at the Orange County, California offices of Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth P.C. and Dorsey & Whitney LLP.  While in law school, Bob externed for S.D. Cal. District Court judge M. James Lorenz and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  

Giving back to his community has always been a priority for Bob.  He has represented clients through the Orange County Public Law Center, and he co-founded a 501(c)3 organization in college to help child slaves in Ghana through a network of university clubs across the country.  Bob is active with the University of San Diego Rugby team and Alumni Foundation.   

Mortenson Taggart Adams has proven their ability time and time again to achieve exceptional outcomes in complex matters.  Their approach is bespoke to each matter, but always effective, efficient and client-focused.  They are a strategic business partner that we rely on constantly to achieve our short and long-term goals.

Andrew Gahan, General Counsel, Valta Energy

Mortenson Taggart Adams’ legal expertise has helped us successfully navigate a high-profile lawsuit in federal court and perhaps most importantly, helped a fledgling startup get on sturdy ground.  Regardless of the curveballs that may be thrown at us, we know that Mortenson Taggart Adams has the experience and expertise to successfully handle it.

Sean Lake, Co-Founder, Bubs Naturals