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  • B.S., Clemson University, 2003
    • Magna cum laude
  • J.D., University of Virginia, 2007
    • Top 15% of Class
    •  Virginia Journal of Law and Technology – Editorial Board


  • California, 2007-2016
  • South Carolina, 2017-present
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California, 2008


Rob Darby

Senior Associate

Rob Darby is a senior associate at Fenno Law Firm, where he practices litigation, intellectual property, and technology law. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Darby spent four years in California working at Irell & Manella, a high-stakes litigation firm, where he assisted clients through all stages of civil litigation – including on intellectual property, fraud, employment, and consumer protection matters. A native or Charleston, Mr. Darby has also spent four years working at Charleston Legal Access, a non-profit law firm where he provided legal representation in a variety of civil litigation matters to moderate and low-income clients. He has also worked at a private equity company and has a South Carolina real estate broker’s license.

Mr. Darby graduated from Clemson University magna cum laude with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and in the Top 15% of his class from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was on the Editorial Board of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology.