Robert Wilson - Senior Associate General Counsel

Robert W. Wilson is a Senior Associate General Counsel supporting UCF’s Office of Research. Robert provides strategic advice to UCF on business and corporate transactions, contract review and negotiation, intellectual property matters, clinical trial matters, start-up and joint ventures, export control matters, government contract compliance and other research compliance and initiatives. He also serves as primary counsel to UCF’s Institutional Review Boards providing legal counsel on matters related to human subjects research. Robert also serves as legal counsel to the University of Central Florida Research Foundation and Limbitless Solutions, both UCF direct support organizations, providing legal and business advice regarding corporate governance, technology ventures and strategic investments, tax matters, and research compliance.

Prior to joining UCF in 2014, Robert practiced in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities and tax law for firms in Florida, Georgia and Texas.

Robert earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Florida in 2001, a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Florida in 2002, a J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2005 and an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida in 2010. He is admitted to the State Bars of Florida, Georgia and Texas. In addition, he is a licensed (inactive) Certified Public Accountant in Florida.

Principal areas of responsibility: Compliance; Contracts (research, IRB); Export Control; Intellectual Property; Licensing; Public Records (Research); Research; Sponsored Research; Tax; and Technology Transfer.