He came to Princeton from the Haverford School in Pennsylvania, where he was on the squash team, captained the tennis team, and was a member of the senior honor society. At Princeton he majored in the Woodrow Wilson School, sang in the freshman Glee Club, played freshman and varsity squash, and was a member of Campus Club. Robin roomed with Huck Kinkead, Joe Roxe, and Lud Clark.
After graduation he served in the Navy in the Mediterranean, went to the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and became a member of Pepper Hamilton in Philadelphia, retiring in 2006 as chairman of the estates department. He had been president of the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council. For more than 20 years he was a trustee of the Curtis Institute of Music as well as the Bok Foundation.
Robin and his wife, Katie, moved to Camden, Maine, soon after retirement. They bought a Grand Banks trawler and became avid sailors. Robin was commodore of the Rockport Boat Club. Continuing his musical interest, he was a trustee of the Bay Chamber Concerts and chair of the governance committee.
Robin is survived by his wife of 44 years, Katie; his children, Cherrie, Jamie, and Scott; four grandchildren; and a brother and sister. The class extends its deepest sympathy to them all.