Robert D. Sokolove

Robert D. Sokolove

Of Counsel, Litigation

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • PA
  • MD
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the State of Maryland
  • Court of Appeals, Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • United States Claims Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Bar Memberships

  • Pennsylvania
  • Bucks County
  • American


  • B.A., American University, 1974
  • J.D., University of New Hampshire School of Law, 1977
  • Certificate – Hydraulics & Hydrology – University of California, Davis


Robert D. Sokolove is a Partner of the firm and for over 40 years has been providing legal and regulatory advice, has managed all aspects of corporate business and provided direction to lending institutions, insurance companies, builders and developers and communities with respect to flood insurance and related risk mitigation.

His ability to leverage his knowledge and experience into tangible positive results has made Bob a sought-after speaker at conferences, an expert witness in courts and before legislative bodies, and a published writer on subjects involving flood insurance and revenue creation through green initiatives. Bob’s value in directing and managing organizations’ profitability ethically and sustainably is second to none, especially in the fields of flood insurance and eco-development.

During the span of his career, he has represented some of the largest developers in the US, and has produced positive results and substantial profit for his companies’ shareholders and investors, reduced risk and avoided potential liability for his corporate and governmental clients. He advised some of the country’s largest organizations on how to produce revenue through the development of green and sustainable infrastructure projects.


  • Real Estate Law Journal, “Wetland Mitigation Banking-An Economic Solution – 1994
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, “Subrogation-A Federal Regulatory Tool to Enforce Flood Plain Management” – 1993
  • ABA Journal of Natural Resources & Environment, “Privatization of Wetland Mitigation Banking” – 1992
  • The Flood Report, Monthly publication written and produced of approximately 150 articles – 1983-1985


  • AIROC Conference, Philadelphia, PA – Flooding and Lender Liability, 2018
  • National Flood, Banking/Insurance Conference, Washington DC, 2014, 2016, 2020
  • National Mitigation Banking Conferences, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013
  • US Environmental Training Institute – Bangkok, Thailand, 1996


U.S. Wetland Services, LP named by Dividends Magazine/Staples Office Products/Hammermill Papers as ‘Startup Company of the Year”, 1997