Robert B. Rader III

Professional Experience

Rob joined Miller Monroe & Plyler as an associate attorney in September of 2019.  His practice focuses on commercial litigation, complex business disputes, sports law, corporate and partnership governance, appellate advocacy, and general civil litigation.

Rob has represented a wide variety of clients, including corporations, start-ups, partnerships, and their respective offers, members, and shareholders.  Appearing in North Carolina trial, appellate, and federal courts, he has successfully prosecuted and defended disputes related to breach of contract, fraud, fiduciary duties, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and internal management issues, among others.

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

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.


Rob and his wife, Jade, live in Raleigh with their dog, Otis.  Outside of work, Rob also enjoys cooking, watching sports, fly fishing, and spending time in the mountains of North Carolina.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Sports Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Construction Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation

Contact Information

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


  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Tenth Judicial District Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division, Board Member (2020-21)
    • Young Lawyers Division, 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