The practice leader in bankruptcy law. With more than 35 years of experience in his specialty, Robert C. Furr leads the firm’s bankruptcy practice. Robert is board certified in both consumer and business bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification, and represents individuals and businesses in complex Chapter 7 and 11 proceedings. A panel trustee for the U.S. Trustee Program for the Southern District of Florida, Robert also regularly acts as a trustee in Chapter 7, 11 and 12 cases throughout the region, and has served in many multimillion-dollar bankruptcies. In addition, Robert is trained in bankruptcy mediation to serve in mediating adversary proceedings, contested matters, and Plans
Experience in helping clients rebuild. Robert understands that businesses and individuals facing financial difficulties must make critical decisions about their futures. Evaluating all aspects of his clients’ financial situations, he advises them on the most advantageous steps for solving their problems and preserving assets and businesses. Robert’s calm demeanor and knowledgeable counsel help clients proceed confidently to resolve their financial crises and find new pathways forward.
Expertise with complex cases. Robert’s cases encompass both state court civil litigation and complex commercial litigation in addition to Bankruptcy. He has handled numerous complex cases in a broad range of business and industries including retail, manufacturing, medical and other professional practices, restaurant chains, IP companies, real estate and non-profit.
Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. In recognition of his distinguished service, Robert has been selected to be a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Bankruptcy, the only Palm Beach County attorney so honored. Robert is a past president of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, the only trustee organization in the nation. He has testified twice before Congress on bankruptcy matters and the legislative process. He is a past-editor and chief of Nabtalk, the journal of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees and President of the Bankruptcy Trustee Association of Southern Florida.
A frequent lecturer, Robert has spoken to various professional groups and authored numerous articles on insolvency and bankruptcy.