J. Robert Stoll

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7263

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Practice Areas

  • Energy
  • Sectors
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power
  • Renewable Energy
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Distressed Real Estate
  • Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7263
Fax: +1 312 706 8240
University Haverford College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1972
Law SchoolColumbia Law School, J.D., 1975
Admitted1975, Indiana; 1981, Illinois; 1989, New York; US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; US District Court for the Southern District of New York; US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; US District Court for the Northern District of Indiana; US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana; US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California; US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts; US Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida; US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


American Bankruptcy Institute

American Bar Association, Business Bankruptcy Committee, Rules and Chapter 11 Subcommittees

Indiana State Bar Association

fellow, American College of Bankruptcy

Visiting Lecturer, Eotvos Lorand University Faculty of Law, Budapest, Hungary (US Business and Bankruptcy Law), Fall, 2013

Adjunct Professor, Northwestern University Law School, 1985-1995

Adjunct Professor, DePaul University Law School, 1987

Lecturer, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN, 1977, 1978


J. Robert Stoll focuses his practice on representing large institutional lenders and creditor groups in loan workouts and restructurings and Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases.

Notable among cases that he has recently handled are complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases involving lending institutions such as Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Bank of Montreal, Toronto-Dominion Bank and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. He has acted as lead counsel for lender groups in the recent workout and/or Chapter 11 cases of Tokheim (ABN AMRO), Loewen Group International, Inc., Adelphia Communications Corp., Teleglobe Communications, Inc., Kimball Hill, Pamal, Summit Business Media Group (Bank of Montreal); TSR Wireless LLC (Bank One); KCS Energy, Enron Corporation (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce); Benedek Broadcasting, Globenet and 360 Americas, International Wireless, Kenetech, Metrocall and AHERF (Toronto-Dominion Bank); and Greektown Casino and Rustick (Bank of America/Merrill Lynch). He also represented the Hong Kong and various other Asian liquidators in the Lehman Bankruptcy cases.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 1980, Robert was an associate with a prominent law firm in South Bend, Indiana.


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J. Robert Stoll

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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