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Robert S. Bernstein, Esq.
Co-Managing Partner | Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.
Robert S. Bernstein became aware of the intricacies of the legal system at the age of 14, while working for his father as the firm’s liaison to the sheriff’s department. Today he serves as a mediator and counsel to commercial landlords, equipment lessors, bankruptcy trustees, creditors’ committees, creditors and reorganizing businesses in proceedings throughout Pennsylvania and the Middle Atlantic States, concentrating in the many facets of bankruptcy and commercial law.

While fulfilling his duties as co-managing partner of Bernstein-Burkley, P.C., Bernstein represents other businesses of all sizes and types in many areas of their operation, including representation in reorganization proceedings. He has extensive experience in credit recovery matters, including collection, secured transaction and mortgage foreclosure.

Bernstein currently serves as president of the Commercial Law League of America (CLLA), North America’s oldest creditors’ rights organization, and previously served as both president and treasurer. He also served as chair of the Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility of the CLLA. Bernstein served as chairman of the American Board of Certification, the country’s only bankruptcy and creditors’ rights certifying organization.

Bernstein was named a Fellow by the American College of Bankruptcy, joining the College’s Class XXVII.

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Though bankruptcy proceedings are reasonably predictable, the expectation of “who gets what, when, and in what order” is greatly impacted when a court authorizes a debtor to pay critical vendors. Read Full Article

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June 01, 2016 @ 07:00 AM