Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1977
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2009

Attorney Bio

Robert J. Feldman’s practice is devoted principally to the areas of corporate and business bankruptcy law, commercial litigation, and education law. 

Bob has extensive experience representing debtors, creditors and creditors committees in Bankruptcy Court in business reorganizations under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code and in bankruptcy proceedings under Chapters 7, 11 and 13 of the United States Bankruptcy Code for individual business owners and professionals. He has also represented a number of bankruptcy trustees in complex bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters. His experience includes partnership and shareholder disputes, commercial litigation, construction disputes and banking litigation.

Bob serves as general counsel to a number of businesses, including several in the healthcare industry. He has an extensive education law practice, representing public school districts, professional employees of school districts and students and their parents in connection with education law and related matters.

Education

  • University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York, J.D. (Magna Cum Laude), 1976
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, B.A., 1973

Professional Association

  • New York State Bar Association
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York, Mediation Panel Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County, past director
  • Erie County Bar Association, Chair, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law, 1993–1995
  • University of Buffalo Law School Alumni Association, past director
  • Erie County Bar Association, Director, 2005–2008
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • University at Buffalo Law School Dean's Advisory Council

Professional Recognition

  • Selected by Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition, 2009–2012
  • Selected by New York Super Lawyers Upstate Edition, 2008–2016
  • Selected by Best Lawyers In America/New York Area's Best Lawyers, 2009–2017

News & Presentations

  • Lecture on bankruptcy law and business litigation to Bar Association of Erie County
  • Lecture on bankruptcy law and business litigation to New York State Bar Association
  • Lecture on bankruptcy law and business litigation to National Business Institute
  • Lecture on bankruptcy law and business litigation to Lorman Business Institute
  • Lecturer on education law to Western New York Conference on Law and Public School
AV Preeminent Peer Rated 2017
Best Lawyers
2012 Who's Who in Law
2016 Buffalo Business First Legal Elite
Super Lawyers