Robert R. Tepper graduated from The University of Michigan with a degree in mathematics. Mr. Tepper later attended The University of Michigan Law School in 1969. He received the American Jurisprudence award in Trusts and Estates. In 2010, Mr. Tepper attended Northwestern University for Mediation skills training. Mr. Tepper began his law career in 1969 working as a VISTA Volunteer Attorney. He was principally assigned to the St. Clair County Legal Aid Society, acted as Executive Director, and was responsible for all legal activities of 5 attorneys and 2 law students. In 1971, Mr. Tepper worked for Rosenthal and Schanfield and was responsible for the firm's litigation department, including assignments, substantive oversight, continuing legal education, and practice development. Mr. Tepper established and managed Cohen, Wulfstat, Semer, Leff & Rosenberg, Ltd.'s litigation department, concentrating in commercial litigation in 1991. Mr. Tepper opened his own law office in 1993. He is a sole practitioner concentrating in commercial litigation, including attorney malpractice, and employment litigation.