Robert Ellman

Robert Ellman

Managing Partner, Ellman Law Group LLC
  • Appeals & Appellate, Civil Rights, Education Law ...
  • Arizona
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Rob Ellman has practiced law since 1985. He earned his J.D. from Cornell Law School and practiced with Hale & Dorr (now Wilmer Hale) before moving to Arizona in 1990. He has 22 years of distinguished state and federal public service as a litigator, supervising attorney, and as an adviser to four Arizona Attorneys General and three United States Attorneys.

Most recently, Rob was General Counsel to the Arizona House of Representatives, where he advised the majority caucus leadership on innumerable legal issues and policy decisions. Before that, he served as Solicitor General for the State of Arizona; as Chief Counsel of the United States Attorney’s Appellate Division for the District of Nevada; and as Unit Chief in the Arizona Attorney General’s Capital Litigation Section.

He has been lead counsel in hundreds of appeals in Arizona courts and the Ninth Circuit, and he has trained countless attorneys (mostly prosecutors) in the areas of appellate advocacy, professionalism, and trial practice.

Cornell Law School
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Ellman Law Group
- Current
Managing Partner
Ellman Weinzweig LLC
General Counsel
Arizona House of Representatives
Senior Litigation Counsel, Solicitor General's Office
Arizona Attorney General's Office
Solicitor General for the State of Arizona
Arizona Attorney General's Office
Appellate Chief and Senior Litigation Counsel
U.S. Attorney's Office-Las Vegas, NV
Unit Chief, Capital Litigation Section
Arizona Attorney General's Office
Staff Attorney
Arizona Court of Appeals
Professional Associations
Arizona State Bar  # 014410
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court, District of Arizona
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Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Communications & Internet Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Election Law
  • Ethics Advice
Websites & Blogs
Ellman Law Group
Ellman Law Group Professionals
Contact & Map
Ellman Law Group
3030 N. Central Ave.
Suite 1110
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Telephone: (480) 272-7877
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed