Robert R. Benjamin

Partner, Practice Group Chair

rrbenjamin@gct.law

Contacts

Direct: 312.696.1220

Pronouns: 
He/Him/His

Areas of Practice

Commercial & Business Litigation

Reorganization & BankruptcyChair

Robert Benjamin leads Golan Christie Taglia’s Reorganization & Bankruptcy Practice Group. Bob has more than 45 years of experience in bankruptcy matters, including business reorganizations, creditor remedies, and individual solvencies. Bob also offers substantial experience in complex litigation such as business disputes, shareholder derivative actions, mechanics liens and mortgage foreclosures. As a former member of the panel of Chapter 7 trustees, Bob helped develop forms and procedures still used by the Trustee program.

Bob concentrates his practice in the areas of:

  • Business reorganizations, creditors’ remedies, individual insolvencies
  • Complex litigation such as business disputes, shareholder derivative actions, mechanics liens, and mortgage foreclosures

Prior to joining GCT in 2010, Bob was a shareholder at Querrey & Harrow. He has more than 45 years of experience in bankruptcy matters, including business reorganizations, creditor remedies, and individual solvencies. Bob also offers substantial expertise in complex litigation such as business disputes, shareholder derivative actions, mechanics liens and mortgage foreclosures.

EDUCATION

Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1975
University of Illinois, B.A. in Behavioral Sciences, 1970

BAR ADMISSIONS

Illinois, 1975

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Commercial Law League of America
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois, certified mediator
Cook County Mandatory Arbitration System
President’s Council, Illinois Institute of Technology

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Federal Trial Bar
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

HONORS & AWARDS

Leading Lawyers Network

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Chairman of Youth Outreach Services, a substance and drug abuse agency committed to the treatment of young people.

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