Robert Cordiak

Associate Chicago


Bob is a business associate in Taft’s Chicago office. He advises businesses of all sizes on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, employment disputes, and contract negotiations.

Prior to joining Taft, Bob was a business attorney at a national law firm where he focused his practice on non-reliance clauses, internet libel, loan service agreements, and commercial real estate matters. He also served as an intern at the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of European Litigation and a judicial extern with The Honorable Barbara Scheper of the Los Angeles Superior Court. While in law school, Bob was a staff member of the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy.

Bob is licensed to practice in Ohio and his Illinois license is pending.

All Service Areas


  • University of Notre Dame Law School (2018)
  • University of Cincinnati (2015)

    Bachelor’s degree in business administration, magna cum laude


  • State - Ohio

Notable Matters

  • Counsel to Forest River Bus, LLC, a subsidiary of Forest River, Inc., in its acquisition of Collins Bus.
  • Counsel to EHOB in the strategic investment by RoundTable Healthcare Partners.
  • U.S. counsel to Flagship Communities in connection with its REIT listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Counsel to TerraSource Global in the acquisition of Elgin Separation Solutions.
  • Counsel to Elgin Industries, Inc. in a new investment from Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN).
  • Counsel to Great River Company in connection with multiple acquisitions and add-on acquisitions.
  • Counsel for Brickstone Partners’ acquisition of the Landmark and Stone Creek apartment communities adjacent to Colorado State University.
  • Counsel to Trabian Technology Inc. in the sale of its majority interest to MVB Financial Corp., the holding company for MVB Bank Inc.
  • Counsel to the owners of a charitable gaming and historic horse racing operation and a hotel and convention center to a hospitality and food service management company.
  • Counsel to lifting equipment company the purchase of crane manufacturing assets through a carve out transaction.