Robert Rock
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
Practice Locations
  • Dublin, Ireland

Robert J. Rock has been dealing with complex financial, corporate and commercial issues since his admission to the New York State Bar in 1982. Throughout his legal career, Bob has represented clients all across New York including in each of the four United States District Courts and the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals. As a part of Tully Rinckey’s commitment to growth in Ireland, Bob sat for the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Tests and has been admitted to the Roll of Solicitors to practice law in Ireland. He brings to bear his extensive experience in corporate and commercial matters to assist and guide firm clients on both sides of the Atlantic, particularly U.S. clients that do or wish to do business in Ireland and Irish clients that do or wish to do business in the U.S.

Bob, who is a dual U.S./Irish citizen, was previously the managing partner of the Albany and New York City offices of Tully Rinckey PLLC, but is now focusing on servicing the firm’s cross-border clients as part of Tully Rinckey’s global expansion. He continues to be involved in complex commercial transactions and litigation both in the U.S. and Ireland. Tully Rinckey PLLC is a full-service law firm with 10 offices spanning the United States. The firm has been recognized nationally for its ingenuity and entrepreneurial excellence in the business community and the legal profession. Tully Rinckey’s rapid growth and success are attributable to its continued commitment to client satisfaction, long-term relationships, uncompromising client services and high ethical standards.

Bob received a juris doctorate from Albany Law School and a bachelor’s degree in political science from LeMoyne College. In addition to Ireland, his admissions include the New York State Bar, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, and the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected as one of America’s Best Lawyers.

Representative Matters

  • C-TC 9th Avenue Partnership
  • Vogel Van and Storage
  • Spaulding Bakeries
  • Read Memorial Hospital
  • Miron Building Products
  • Bennett Funding
  • Tilley Ladders

Articles and Publications

  • Insuring that a Security Agreement and Financing Statement are Valid (2002)
  • Litigation in Bankruptcy Court (2003)
  • The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (2017)
  • Avoiding Ethical Tangles in Collections (2017)

Court & Bar Admissions

  • New York State (1982)
  • Northern District of New York (1982)
  • Southern District of New York (1985)
  • Eastern District of New York (1985)
  • 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (1996)
  • Western District of New York (2015)
  • Roll of Solicitors in Ireland (2019)


  • BA: LeMoyne College (1978)
  • JD: Albany Law School (1981)

Accreditations / Awards

  • Super Lawyers

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