Robert Smith is an Associate with the law firm of Levin Papantonio. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama and continued his studies at Alabama by earning a Masters degree in Tax Accounting. He is a licensed CPA in the State of Alabama. Mr. Smith received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Birmingham School of Law, graduating third in his class. Mr. Smith is a member of the American Bar Association and is currently admitted to practice in the State of Alabama and before the U.S. District Court for the Northen, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama. Mr. Smith lives in Fairhope, Alabama. He is married to Rebecca Smith and they have two children.
According to Forbes, Philip Falcone is No. 377 on the list of the 1%, worth $1.2 billion as of March 2013 as well as one of the Top 40 hedge fund managers in the U.S. Except that he won't be doing that anymore - for awhile, anyway.
Author and talk show host Thom Hartmann periodically suggests that it is a form of mental illness – a pathological condition.