Robert B. Rader, III

Professional Experience

Rob joined Miller Monroe & Plyler as an Associate in September 2019.  His practice focuses on commercial litigation, complex business disputes, corporate and partnership governance, and general civil litigation.

Rob has represented a wide-variety of clients, including corporations (big and small), start-ups, partnerships, closely-held businesses, and their respective officers, members, and shareholders.  Appearing in North Carolina trial courts and appellate courts, he has prosecuted and defended disputes related to breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, unfair and deceptive trade practices as well as internal management and control issues.  Rob has also represented clients in general civil litigation matters related to construction disputes and residential real estate, among others.

Alongside Jason Miller, Rob also spearheads the Firm’s sports law practice, providing comprehensive representation and counsel to corporate and athlete clients.  He has recently presented for CLEs and seminars on emerging collegiate athletics and NIL (name, image, and likeness) issues.

Rob received his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he was a member of the Broun National Trial Team and the Julius L. Chambers Civil Rights Advocacy Team of Holderness Moot Court.  In addition, Rob spent a summer studying International Law and Human Rights at the London School of Economics in London, England.

Prior to law school, Rob received his B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina State University and spent time in Washington, D.C., working in the office of Rep. David E. Price of the U.S. House of Representatives.


Born and raised in Raleigh, Rob enjoys spending time with friends and family.  Outside of work, he also enjoys cooking, watching sports, fly fishing, and spending time in the mountains of North Carolina.

Practice Areas

  • Complex and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Corporate and Securities Litigation
  • Sports Law
  • General Civil Litigation

Contact Information

[email protected]
Phone: (919) 809-7346
Fax: (919) 516-0062


  • North Carolina State Bar
  • 10th District Judicial Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • Wake County Bar Association
    • CLE Committee, Member
    • Young Lawyers Division
      • Board Member (2020-21)
      • CLE Chair (2020-21)
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • North Carolina State University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science