Robert McLellarn is an associate in the Finance & Bankruptcy Practice Group in the firm's Chicago office. 

Areas of Practice

Robert concentrates his practice on all aspects of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and financial distress. He represents clients across a wide range of matters, including both debtor and creditor representations. He has substantial experience in out-of-court and in-court restructurings, primarily in the Southern District of New York, the Southern District of Texas and the District of Delaware.



Takeoff Technologies — Representing Takeoff Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiaries in their chapter 11 cases currently pending in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Takeoff Technologies is a leading provider of eGrocery technology solutions, based out of Massachusetts, with operations worldwide.

Seadrill Partners LLC — Representing the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors in connection with matters between the Company and the operator of its off-shore assets.

Neiman Marcus Group – Representing the liquidating trustee, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of Texas, in the resolution of over 2,800 general unsecured claims in accordance with the debtors’ chapter 11 plan of reorganization.

Sizmek Inc. — Representation of Sizmek Inc. and its affiliates, a leading online advertising campaign management and distribution platform for advertisers, media agencies, and publishers, in its out-of-court, balance-sheet restructuring of more than $150 million of funded indebtedness.

Barneys New York, Inc. ― Representation of Barneys and its affiliates, the iconic luxury retailer and Manhattan staple, in their Chapter 11 cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

CLMG Corp. ― Representing CLMG Corp. in its capacity as agent for the real estate term loan lenders in the BJ Services, LLC chapter 11 proceedings pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. BJ Services is a leading provider of hydraulic fracturing and cementing services to upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American oil and natural gas resources.

CSC Generation Holdings, Inc. ― Representing CSC Generation Holdings, Inc. in connection with its successful acquisition of substantially all of the operating assets in the Sur La Table chapter 11 proceedings pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. Sur La Table is one of America’s most highly regarded retailers of home kitchenware products. Prior to filing chapter 11, Sur La Table had grown to 126 retail locations across the country and a significant online retail presence.


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J.D., University of Illinois, 2014, magna cum laude

B.S., University of Oregon, 2011


  • Illinois
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