Rob has three decades of experience counseling financial institutions and debtors in all facets of creditors rights, financing and bankruptcy matters.

He represents:

  • Trustees, debtors, secured creditors and committees in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Receivers, financial institutions and other secured creditors in commercial foreclosures, bankruptcy litigation and out-of-court workouts
  • Purchasers and sellers in the acquisition and sale of the assets of troubled companies

Before Fox Rothschild

Rob was a founding member of Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC, which merged with Fox Rothschild in 2018.

A Certified Public Accountant, Robert was formerly an adjunct professor of law at Chicago Kent College of Law.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Rob is a frequent lecturer for the National Business Institute and the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education on secured lending and bankruptcy-related topics including insolvency, foreclosure and issues facing secured creditors.


  • Certification – Registered as a Certified Public Accountant (1986)

Honors & Awards

  • Selected as an Illinois "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics Magazine (2007-2018)
  • Named an "Illinois Leading Lawyer" by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company (2009-2018)
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rating