Attorney Rob Ciampitti has earned the loyalty and confidence of a dynamic & diverse client base including lenders, investors, developers as well as buyers & sellers of real estate – and throughout a variety of land use & property matters. Attorney Ciampitti continues to represent clients from commercial & residential real estate to private financing, development and permitting, including general corporate structure and innovative deal-strategy.
Through his recent experience in product invention and mass-market licensing, Attorney Ciampitti has provided valuable and strategic “from the trenches” legal counsel to start-up clients across numerous categories of products and businesses.
From 2013 to 2014, attorney Ciampitti also served as a visiting professor of business law at Salem State University (Salem, MA) and is a frequent author and lecturer on a variety of topics in business, zoning, environmental law, and litigation (having co-authored contributions to Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education publications) as well as himself published in the nationally-circulated Environmental Law Journal on the topics of toxicology and expert testimony in proving environmental damages. Attorney Ciampitti has also guest lectured on Environmental Law at Boston’s Newbury College.
An active licensed pilot since 1989, Mr. Ciampitti holds a Private Pilot’s License with an Instrument Rating and shares his passion for aviation with his wife and two sons, flying for pleasure as well as for business – and is currently completing FAA training toward his Commercial Pilot’s License. Rob also enjoys scouting with his two sons and serves as a Scout Leader and Merit Badge counselor for Scout Troop 21 (Newburyport, MA) – and is himself an Eagle Scout.
Attorney Ciampitti has served as a member of the Newburyport Zoning Board of Appeals since 2002 and is currently the Board’s Chairman.
Attorney Ciampitti was admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court in June 2011 and remains an active member in good standing.
2001 – 2014 (13 years) Essex County Sheriff’s Department – Civil Process Division
Since 2001 and upon special appointment, Attorney Ciampitti has served as a Special Assistant Attorney General as special outside legal counsel to the Essex County Sheriff’s Department – Civil Process Division (Essex County, Massachusetts).
March 1996 – December 1996 (10 months) Newburyport, Massachusetts
Prior to his founding of the Law Offices of Robert Ciampitti, Jr.,P.C., Mr. Ciampitti was appointed and served as a District Court Special Prosecutor.
May 1994 – August 1994 (4 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area
During his second summer (between the 2nd & 3rd year of law school), Attorney Ciampitti was one of 3 law students, selected from a national pool of candidates, to serve as a paid Associate for DPLF. In his capacity as a Summer Associate, Attorney Ciampitti participated in drafting Amicus briefs filed in several cases then pending before the Supreme Court of the United States turning on issues related to 5th Amendment “private property rights” issues.
Much of Attorney Ciampitti’s work involved working with members of the United States Senate and their legislative staff on new property rights policy as well as direct and daily interaction with leading think-tanks in and around Capitol Hill and the District.
Partnership; 1-10 employees; Consumer Goods industry
April 2010 – August 2013 (3 years 5 months) Newburyport, Massachusetts
SeatPets® are soft, friendly, plush animal pillows with a seat belt attachment that provide comfort and support to a child’s neck and head. They have compartments to stow snacks, drinks, and toys, all while keeping your child happy.
SeatPets® was the #1 Toy in the Direct Response category as per IMS (the Nielsen rating system for the “As Seen On TV” industry). Additionally, SeatPets® has received numerous national awards from top toy industry organizations and national parenting magazines.
SeatPets’ first commercial debuted on kids networks on July 25, 2012, and was later licensed to Jay@Play, International (for domestic and international distribution). In January 2013 SeatPets® debuted seven new, adorable, designs. This parent-invented product has won several awards from top toy industry organizations.
Originally a partnership of parents, SeatPets® has grown into a robust company with products in distribution around the globe and is currently available throughout mass-market retail stores including, Walmart, Bed Bath, Target, and many others. SeatPets® continues to grow its brand globally and was built upon the firm belief that travel with kids can and should be entertaining, comfortable, and above all FUN!