P. Handler: Bob has over 25 years experience within the commercial
restructuring sector as an attorney, commercial lender, and turnaround
consultant. He has handled business financing, reorganizations, mergers
& acquisitions, court-supervised receiverships, sales, and liquidations
across the United States in a wide variety of industries. Bob was
a founding member and general counsel for the commercial lending divisions
of Bank of America and The CIT Group, where he was involved in sourcing,
structuring, and documenting loans to financially distressed companies.
He has practiced bankruptcy law and has been engaged in all aspects
of bankruptcy litigation on behalf of secured creditors, creditors'
committees, and debtor clients. Bob holds a J.D. from the University
of Iowa College of Law and a B.A. from Grinnell College.