Robin is president of Premier Title Company, a real estate title agency that handles residential transactions and is an affiliate of Gunster. He has practiced law in the fields of private clubs, golf operations and management, and golf development for over 25 years.

Robin has worked on golf and club projects as far north as the state of Washington, and as far south as the Republic of South Africa. He has represented both large for-profit golf course owner operators and individual member owned truly private clubs. He has worked on club membership program design (both equity and non-equity), purchases and sales, turnovers and all other areas of private club and golf facility ownership and operation, including the unique and sensitive areas of member relations and member discipline.

He is a recognized speaker, author and teacher and has served as a director of the National Club Association, the largest organization of private clubs in America, whose constituent clubs have over 350,000 members. He is active in community and charitable affairs and has been recognized by the Florida Bar for his public service.

  • AV Preeminent rating as independently determined by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Appointed as a permanent member of the faculty of Harvard University School of Design, 1998
  • Florida Bar “President’s Award for Meritorious Public Service”, 1985
  • “Ask the Experts: Golf and Golf Communities,” The Urban Land Institute, Charleston, SC, 2001, Scottsdale, AZ, 2000, Washington, D.C., 1999
  • “Development Decisions and Golf Course Positioning — The Legal Angles,” Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, 1996-99
  • “Global Leisure Development,” South African Property Owners Association, Sun City, South Africa, 1997
  • “Breaking the Mold: Innovative Golf Marketing Concepts,” The Urban Land Institute, Napa Valley, CA, moderator, 1996
  • “The Earth is Flat, My Advertising is Working and Other Erroneous Assumptions,” The Urban Land Institute, Cleveland, OH, moderator, 1996
  • “Raise More Money from Memberships,” Crittenden Golf Inc. Expo, Atlanta, GA, Monterey, CA, 1994
  • “Maximizing Your Return from Membership Sales,” Crittenden Golf Inc Expo, Nashville, TN, 1993
  • “New Trends in Club Membership Programs,” Institute for International Research Golf Course Development, Financing and Operations Conference, Orlando, FL, 1992
  • “Designing a Membership Plan,” Golf Course Europe ‘90, Paris, France, 1990
  • Publications
  • “Membership Law,” The Legal Reference Guide for Private Clubs, National Club Association, Washington, D.C., 2010, contributing author
  • “Joining the Club,” Florida Trend, 1998
  • “Private Clubs Tee Up To Remedy Discriminatory Practices,” The Club Marketing Report, 1995
  • “Club Memberships and Real Estate Sales: Resolving the Tensions Between Marketability and Flexibility,” Golf Development magazine, 1992
  • “International Memberships: New Capital Markets for Golf Projects?” Urban Land 24, 1991
  • “Equity Membership Plan Concepts,” “Membership Plan Concepts/Non-Equity or Annual Programs,” and “Equity Clubs — Maximizing the Value of Golf and County Club Amenities,” National Golf Foundation Executive Summaries, National Golf Foundation, 1990
  • “A Tax-Wise Equity Club Structure,” Urban Land 23, 1990; co-author
  • “New Equity Club Structure Improves Cash Flow,” Land Development 21, 1990
  • “New Equity Structure Improves Cash Flow,” Golf Course News 29, 1990
  • National Club Association (Washington, D.C.), board of directors
  • National Golf Foundation, sponsor member
  • Urban Land Institute
    • Community Development Council
      • Blue Flight, vice-chair, 1995-2001
      • International Council, 1995-96
      • Program Committee, 1997-2002
  • American Bar Association
    • Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Association for Retarded Citizens
    • President, 1984
    • Director, 1979-84
  • Palm Beach Community Chest/United Way
    • Vice-president, 1988
    • Director, 1984-88
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, director, 2000-01
  • Palm Beach Civic Association
    • Transportation Committee, 2006-07
    • Water Committee, 2007-09

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