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Professionals

Robert J. Brown

Senior Counsel

P 859-288-7624 F 859-259-0649

250 West Main Street
Suite 1600
Lexington, KY 40507

 

500 West Jefferson Street
Suite 2800
Louisville, KY 40202

Robert J. Brown practices bankruptcy law in the Louisville and Lexington offices.  His experience is in litigation and financial restructurings of all types, sometimes for debtors, usually for creditors and sureties.  

Robert J. Brown

Location

250 West Main Street
Suite 1600
Lexington, KY 40507

500 West Jefferson Street
Suite 2800
Louisville, KY 40202

Representative Matters

  • In re Brookstone Holdings Corp., et al. (Bankr. D. Del. 2014)
  • In re Universal Cooperatives, Inc., et al. (Bankr. D. Del. 2014)
  • In re Trendset, Inc. (Bankr. D.S.C. 2013)
  • In re Henry Vogt Machine Company (Bankr. W.D. Ky. 2012)
  • Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors v. Lyndon Property Insurance Co., et al. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. No. 11-1004)
  • In re Larry C. Addington (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2012)
  • In re Black Diamond Min. Co., LLC, 2011 WL 6202905 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2011)
  • In re Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting Corp., 462 B.R. 397 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 2011)
  • In re Estes, Inc. (Bankr. N.D.TX. 2010)
  • In re Centaur, LLC (Bankr. D. Del. 2010)
  • In re Appalachian Fuels, LLC (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2009)
  • In re New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2009)
  • In re Computrex, Inc., 403 F.3d 807 (6th Cir. 2005)
  • Heavrin v. Boling Capital Corp., 246 F. Supp. 2d 728 (W.D. Ky. 2003)
  • In re Centennial Coal, Inc., 282 B.R. 140 (Bankr. D. Del. 2002)
  • In re AEI Resources Holding, Inc. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2002)
  • In re Horizon Natural Resources Company, et al. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2002)
  • In re Lodestar Energy, Inc. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2001)
  • In re Wallace G. Wilkinson (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2001)
  • In re Printing Arts America, Inc. (Bankr. D. Del 2001)
  • In re Lynum, 246 B.R. 537 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2000)
  • In re Larbar Corp., 177 F.3d 439 (6th Cir. 1999)
  • In re Megamarket of Lexington, Inc., 207 B.R. 527 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1997)
  • Sun World Inc. v. Loveland Industries, Inc. (Bankr. C.D. Ca. 1994)
  • In re Manlon, Inc., 168 B.R. 594 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1994)
  • In re Larry’s Marineland of Richmond Inc., 166 B.R. 871 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1993)
  • In re Schlansky, 993 F.2d 1547 (6th Cir. 1993)
  • Commonwealth v. Wasson, 842 S.W.2d 487 (Sup. Ct. Ky. 1992)
  • In re Philbeck, 145 B.R. 870 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1992)
  • Caldwell v. Moore, 968 F.2d 595 (6th Cir. 1992)
  • In re Rebel Coal, Inc., 944 F.2d 320 (6th Cir. 1991)
  • CertainTeed Corp. v. Paul’s Pipeline, Inc., 833 F.2d 1004, 1987 WL 39003 (4th Cir. 1987)
  • In re Hardly Able Coal Co., Inc. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1985)
  • In re L.T. Ruth Coal Company (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1984)
  • In re Legend Coal Company, Inc. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1982)
  • Allsup v. Knox, 508 F. Supp. 57 (E.D. Ky. 1980)

Honors

Best Lawyers logoRobert Brown, SL

  • "AV" rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2007-2018
  • Listed in Kentucky Super Lawyers®
  • Recognized as one of the "Top Lawyers" in the area of Bankruptcy Law by Louisville Magazine, March 2014

Education

1976 - J.D., University of Kentucky

1971 - M.A., University of Kentucky

1970 - B.A., University of Kentucky

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County and Louisville Bar Associations
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Fayette Bar Association, Fellow

Admissions

  • Kentucky Court of Appeals (now Supreme Court)
  • United States Courts of Appeal, Second, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Central and Northern Districts of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana

Civic Involvement

  • Kentucky Equal Justice Center, Director
  • OperaLex, Director

Representative Matters

  • In re Brookstone Holdings Corp., et al. (Bankr. D. Del. 2014)
  • In re Universal Cooperatives, Inc., et al. (Bankr. D. Del. 2014)
  • In re Trendset, Inc. (Bankr. D.S.C. 2013)
  • In re Henry Vogt Machine Company (Bankr. W.D. Ky. 2012)
  • Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors v. Lyndon Property Insurance Co., et al. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. No. 11-1004)
  • In re Larry C. Addington (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2012)
  • In re Black Diamond Min. Co., LLC, 2011 WL 6202905 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2011)
  • In re Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting Corp., 462 B.R. 397 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 2011)
  • In re Estes, Inc. (Bankr. N.D.TX. 2010)
  • In re Centaur, LLC (Bankr. D. Del. 2010)
  • In re Appalachian Fuels, LLC (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2009)
  • In re New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2009)
  • In re Computrex, Inc., 403 F.3d 807 (6th Cir. 2005)
  • Heavrin v. Boling Capital Corp., 246 F. Supp. 2d 728 (W.D. Ky. 2003)
  • In re Centennial Coal, Inc., 282 B.R. 140 (Bankr. D. Del. 2002)
  • In re AEI Resources Holding, Inc. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2002)
  • In re Horizon Natural Resources Company, et al. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2002)
  • In re Lodestar Energy, Inc. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2001)
  • In re Wallace G. Wilkinson (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2001)
  • In re Printing Arts America, Inc. (Bankr. D. Del 2001)
  • In re Lynum, 246 B.R. 537 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2000)
  • In re Larbar Corp., 177 F.3d 439 (6th Cir. 1999)
  • In re Megamarket of Lexington, Inc., 207 B.R. 527 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1997)
  • Sun World Inc. v. Loveland Industries, Inc. (Bankr. C.D. Ca. 1994)
  • In re Manlon, Inc., 168 B.R. 594 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1994)
  • In re Larry’s Marineland of Richmond Inc., 166 B.R. 871 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1993)
  • In re Schlansky, 993 F.2d 1547 (6th Cir. 1993)
  • Commonwealth v. Wasson, 842 S.W.2d 487 (Sup. Ct. Ky. 1992)
  • In re Philbeck, 145 B.R. 870 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1992)
  • Caldwell v. Moore, 968 F.2d 595 (6th Cir. 1992)
  • In re Rebel Coal, Inc., 944 F.2d 320 (6th Cir. 1991)
  • CertainTeed Corp. v. Paul’s Pipeline, Inc., 833 F.2d 1004, 1987 WL 39003 (4th Cir. 1987)
  • In re Hardly Able Coal Co., Inc. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1985)
  • In re L.T. Ruth Coal Company (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1984)
  • In re Legend Coal Company, Inc. (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 1982)
  • Allsup v. Knox, 508 F. Supp. 57 (E.D. Ky. 1980)

Honors

Best Lawyers logoRobert Brown, SL

  • "AV" rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2007-2018
  • Listed in Kentucky Super Lawyers®
  • Recognized as one of the "Top Lawyers" in the area of Bankruptcy Law by Louisville Magazine, March 2014

Education

1976 - J.D., University of Kentucky

1971 - M.A., University of Kentucky

1970 - B.A., University of Kentucky

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County and Louisville Bar Associations
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Fayette Bar Association, Fellow

Admissions

  • Kentucky Court of Appeals (now Supreme Court)
  • United States Courts of Appeal, Second, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Central and Northern Districts of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana

Civic Involvement

  • Kentucky Equal Justice Center, Director
  • OperaLex, Director
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