P.O. Box 9418
Amarillo, TX 79105
Robert C. Vartabedian
- Bar Memberships
- Amarillo Area Bar Association
- State Bar of Texas
- Law Review: Berkeley Technology Law Journal
- J.D. University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (2005)
- B.A. Texas Tech University, summa cum laude (2002)
- Born: Norman, Oklahoma
Robert C. Vartabedian is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Amarillo Area Bar Association and the Amarillo Young Lawyers Association and is a Texas Bar Foundation fellow. He is admitted to practice in the Northern District of Texas and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Rob joined Brown & Fortunato in 2005. His practice focuses on employment litigation, commercial litigation, oil and gas litigation, and trademark disputes. Rob has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts and has consistently received excellent results. In 2011 and again in 2012, he was selected as a Texas Rising Star, an honor given to only 2.5% of eligible lawyers in the State of Texas.
Rob was born in Norman, Oklahoma, but moved to Canyon, Texas, when he was eight years of age and graduated from Canyon High School in 1998.Rob earned his B.A. in Philosophy and History with highest honors from Texas Tech University in 2002. Rob was active in debate and public speaking while at Texas Tech. He placed 3rd in the National Parliamentary Debate Tournament in 2000. In 2001, he and his debate partner were ranked 1st in the nation out of 670 debate teams.
Rob graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law in 2005. While at UC Berkeley, Rob was a member of Berkeley's Texas Young Lawyers Association trial team and was selected for the Moot Court Board. In 2004, Rob and his teammates competed in the National Trademark Moot Court Competition where they won Best Oral Argument in the Nation, the Dolores K. Hannah Award for Best Brief in the Nation, and 1st place in the nation overall.
Rob has served as President of the Board of Trustees for Opportunity School, an organization that provides high quality care and education to children from low-income families in Amarillo. Rob enjoys mountain biking, tennis and watching baseball with his son. He occasionally makes a weekend trip to rejoin his old rugby team in Berkeley for a game or tournament. Rob and his wife Audrey have one child, Bobby.