Robert deJong

Founding Partner


Business & Corporate Law, Commercial Real Estate, Mergers & Acquisitions


Rob is the managing partner of Rose & deJong. His principal areas of practice are Mergers & Acquisitions, Business & Corporate Law, and Commercial Real Estate.

Rob graduated from Calvin College in 1983 with a B.A. in philosophy and from the State University of New York with a law degree in 1986. Rob practiced at larger Milwaukee firms until 1993 when he helped form Rose and deJong. Rob typically represents small to mid-market companies in a variety of areas. His clients include many manufacturing and distribution companies in a variety of issues. For many years, Rob has served as general counsel for TriMega Purchasing Association, the largest purchasing co-operative of independent office product companies in the world.

While Rob learned much from his large firm experience, his clients’ appreciate his ability to provide strong corporate law skills in an efficient cost structure that a specialty firm allows. With a great team of partners, associates and legal assistants, Rob has a reputation as the “go-to-guy” from his clients when they want a quick turnaround at a fair price. Rob assists his clients in all phases of company existence from early stage acquisitions to sale transactions. But Rob is more than a document producer and his clients rely on his ability to analyze the complex issues and help develop strategic, practical solutions.


University at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1986

Calvin College, B.A., 1983

Bar Admissions

State of Wisconsin

Professional Associations & Memberships

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Wisconsin Chapter – Board of Directors

Member, Association for Corporate Growth

Member, Milwaukee Montessori School Finance Committee