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Don graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Writing Arts and a minor in Philosophy. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Ohio Northern University College of Law in 1994. After graduation, he joined the law firm of Brimley, Kostyo & Lather, L.P.A. as an associate attorney, focusing his practice on commercial transactions, bankruptcy and general litigation. In 1996, Don joined R+L Carriers, Inc. as Associate General Counsel in the Legal Department with day to day responsibilities including real estate transactional work, corporate transactional work, claims management and litigation. He rapidly rose to the position of Vice President of Legal and has managed the Corporate Legal Department since 2002.
Working directly with the Roberts family, Don was instrumental in the formation and growth of R.L.R. Investments, L.L.C., one of the family’s real estate investment companies. He serves as Vice President and General Counsel for all corporations and as the private attorney for the Roberts family. Don is also responsible for the formation, growth and management of the Royal Shell Companies, which comprises vacation rental, property management and real estate brokerage companies; the Paramount Companies, which comprises truck brokerage, logistics and owner-operator based long haul trucking; and the AFC Companies, which comprises airfreight forwarding, all aspects of logistics and supply chain 3PL solutions. He handles all corporate acquisitions, commercial real estate investments, and construction law, tax/finance and other corporate matters.
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