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Robert represents lenders, bondholders, indenture trustees and borrowers in bankruptcy and other state and federal proceedings. Representations include orderly liquidations both in and out of court, loan workouts and debt restructurings. Robert has represented lenders and borrowers in foreclosure and UCC sales both consensual and non-consensual.
Robert has also represented lenders in defense of consumer litigation matters including FDCPA.
Active in the federal, state and local bankruptcy bar, Robert has been named in The Best Lawyers in America (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law) for more than twenty years and is also recognized in the Alabama Super Lawyers. He served on the Steering Committee to establish the Alabama Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.
Robert served on the inaugural Fee Arbitration Committee for the Birmingham Bar Association and has served as chairman and co-chairman of that committee, as well as serving on the BBA's Pro Bono and Scholarship Committees. He is a past president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham National Alumni Association. Robert has been a frequent speaker for continuing education courses on bankruptcy law and related topics. He has also taught courses on bankruptcy law for paralegals at Cumberland School of Law and served for several years on the faculty of Birmingham School of Law. Robert is also past chairman of the Pastoral Council and Finance Committee at St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church in Birmingham.
•Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers - Bankruptcy:Business, 2017
•Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 1995-2018
•AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Articles & Presentations
•Co-presenter, Mortgage Banking Law, Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama Education Session, June 7, 2017
• Chapter 11 and Alternatives for Businesses in Financial Distress: Strategies for Debtors and Creditors, National Business Institute, 2008
•St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church in Birmingham, Past Chairman of the Pastoral Council and Finance Committee
Ratings and Certifications
•Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law and Creditors' Rights Law by the American Board of Certification
•Rumberger, Kirk and Caldwell Attorneys Selected As 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•Twenty One Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2018
•Nineteen RKC Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2017
•Twenty Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell Attorneys Named To Best Lawyers in America 2016
•Florida Court holds “all natural” claims relating to GMOs not pre-empted by the FDA
•Sovereign Citizens - The Battleground
Beyond My Bio
•Robert Adams Likes the Challenge of Difficult Situations
(Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law and Creditors' Rights Law by the American Board of Certification)
Professional & Civic Activities
•American Bar Association
•Birmingham Bar Association
•Past Chair, Fee Arbitration Committee
•Past member, Pro Bono Committee
•American Association for Justice
•Commercial Law League
•Turnaround Management Association, Steering Committee, Alabama Chapter, Former Member
•American Bankruptcy Institute