Overview

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 Montreal, Toronto-Dominion Bank and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and other leading global banks. 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 for a leading global bank.  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.

Spoken Languages

  • English

Education

Columbia Law School, JD

Haverford College, BA, magna cum laude

Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Illinois

Court

  • 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

Memberships

  • 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, Eötvös Loránd 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