Robert F. Merlo Associate




Robert Merlo represents clients in a variety of matters, primarily focused on commercial litigation and defending professionals in malpractice and negligence actions. Robert uses his experience as a litigator to ensure all aspects of litigation are properly handled and pursued, so his clients receive a comprehensive defense in the face of a lawsuit.

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Robert worked as an associate attorney for a Chicago-based law firm focused on commercial litigation − specifically, commercial collection and commercial real estate actions − and post-judgment proceedings and remedies.

While in law school, Robert volunteered at the John Marshall Pro Bono Clinic’s Foreclosure Help Desk and served as an extern for Appellate Justice John B. Simon of the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, First Division.