Robert Mercer

Robert Mercer


Having been a partner for many years in the bankruptcy and restructuring group of a large international law firm, Robert has a high-stakes bankruptcy and insolvency practice.


Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, J.D., 1996

Mercer Law Review, Member, 1994-1996

Moot Court Board, Gibbons Criminal Law Competition Team Member, 1995

University of Georgia, B.A., 1993

Admitted to Practice

Georgia, 1996

Alabama, 2000

Honors & Awards

Ranked, Chambers USA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Georgia, 2013 – 2021

Selected as a "Super Lawyer" in Bankruptcy by Atlanta Magazine, 2018-2021

Selected as a "Legal Elite" in Bankruptcy Law by Georgia Trend, 2016, 2018-2021

Industry Leadership

Vice President of Membership (2018-2021) & Board of Directors (2014-2021), Turnaround Management Association, Atlanta Chapter

Advisory Board, American Bankruptcy Institute Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop (2017- 2021)

In his over twenty years of practice, Robert has represented just about every major player in chapter 11 cases including post-confirmation trustees, creditors’ committees, chapter 11 debtors, indenture trustees, receivers, asset purchasers, directors and officers, pre-petition lenders, and debtor-in-possession lenders.

Robert has appeared in bankruptcy courts around the country including the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of New York and the District of Delaware. In addition, he has represented clients in sophisticated insolvency and commercial litigation in state and federal courts.

Given the breadth of the firm’s practice, we are well equipped to handle high-stakes bankruptcy and insolvency disputes.