Robert A. Stout, Jr.
Robert Stout joined Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP in 2010. He advises clients on all aspects of environmental law with particular experience counseling clients on brownfield redevelopment and regulatory compliance. Robert also represents clients in complex commercial real estate transactions including leasing, lending, land use and the purchase and sale of commercial property. Additionally, he counsels clients on sustainability issues and incentives and assists developers in obtaining environmental permits and approvals.
Mr. Stout’s skills as an attorney and commitment to public service have been recognized on numerous occasions. New Jersey Super Lawyer Magazine identified him as a "2010 Rising Star" while Real Estate New Jersey Magazine named him as one of “Tomorrow’s Leaders” in 2009. In May of 2010 the President of the New Jersey State Bar Association presented Robert with the NJSBA Young Lawyers Division “Service to the Bar Award”. While in law school he was awarded the national championship in the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division Negotiation Competition and served as a law student Delegate to the ABA’s House of Delegates.
Mr. Stout is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. He is an active leader in the American Bar Association. He serves as the Chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section and has served on the Council of the ABA Young Lawyers Division. Robert also serves on the Executive Committees of the Environmental Law Section and Young Lawyer’s Division of the New York State Bar Association and is the author of a regular column on DEC Administrative decisions appearing in The New York Environmental Lawyer.
Mr. Stout received a Juris Doctor, cum laude, and a Certificate in Environmental Law from Pace University School of Law in 2005 where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Pace Environmental Law Review. Robert received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in History Education from Siena College where he was awarded the History Department’s Major Field Award upon graduation.