About Robert Castle

Rob Castle is the founder and managing partner of The Castle Law Firm. He takes great pride in providing personalized, professional legal representation that helps his clients achieve their business goals. Rob is a member of the Illinois State Bar and is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He graduated, cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he served on the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. While in law school, Rob worked as a judicial clerk for the Illinois Court of Claims. He received his B.A. in History from Indiana University.

Rob is a proven business attorney and trusted advisor. Throughout the course of his career, he has guided countless businesses, from upstart “mom and pops” to large public companies, franchisors, financial services entities, and their representatives through various corporate, securities, franchise, and license matters. Rob has a proven track record for defining and executing nuanced strategies for general business operations, complex commercial transactions, intricate regulatory and compliance issues, and disputes in various phases of the litigation process. He has a strong ability to negotiate and draft clear narratives for all types of business contracts, advise business owners on entity type and structure, outline metrics for success, provide up-to-date market assessments and risk analyses, and resolve disputes for his clients.

Prior to founding The Castle Law Firm, Rob practiced at two highly respected Chicago law firms where he represented national and international franchisors, as well as some of the nation’s most successful broker-dealers, investment advisers, private equity funds, and commodity pool operators, in various transactional, regulatory, and corporate matters.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law - J.D. - 2014
  • Indiana University - B.A. - 2011

Bar Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association


  • American Bar Association


Client Reviews

Rob and his firm assisted with a number of formation and start up issues for my new business venture. He is an intelligent attorney and a pleasure to work with. I will continue to use The Castle Law Firm in the future. Highly recommend.

John M.

As first-time franchise buyers, we didn't know what to expect. Rob walked us step-by-step through our franchise agreement and FDD, answering any questions and easing our concerns. He pointed out potential risks and terms to negotiate, and has been there for any business questions along the way. Rob...

Mike W.

I had an excellent experience working with Mr. Castle as my attorney. Mr. Castle reviewed several detailed contract issues with me. He was able to answer all of my questions, provide valuable insight and suggestions in a way I could easily understand. Mr. Castle is knowledgeable, as well as...

Shawn M.

Great, professional service. I have been working with The Castle Law Firm on some business matters, and have been blown away by their attention to detail and professionalism. Rob is extremely responsive and gets work done quickly. I would recommend this firm to anyone needing legal/business...

Andres J.

Rob Castle provided me with beneficial legal counsel when forming my various LLCs, and has served as a great resource while running my businesses. He is very professional, and I recommend his firm’s services.

Richard Y.

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