Robert Mercer

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Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP
 | 260 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-688-6800
Fax: 404-688-6840
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005, 2007, 2009 - 2010
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (70%),
  • Business Litigation (30%)
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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (70%): Bankruptcy Law

Business Litigation (30%)

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law


Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2005, 2007, 2009 - 2010

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About Robert Mercer

Admitted: 1996, Georgia

Professional Webpage:


  • Recognized in Chambers USA’s Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2013
  • Recognized in Chambers USA’s Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2014
  • Mercer Law Review, Member, Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, 1994-1996

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board Member, Atlanta Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, 2014
  • Board of Directors, Atlanta Chapter, 2014-present
  • Georgia, 1996

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • TMA National, Education Committee, 2015
  • TMA National Annual Meeting, Planning Committee, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Bankruptcy Moderator, “Making Sure that Your D&O Policy Doesn't Fail You When Your Company Runs Aground!,” Atlanta TMA, Atlanta, Georgia, August 25, 2017
  • Speaker, "Recharacterization of Debt to Equity and Equitable Subordination," Consumer and Business Bankruptcy Institute, Greensboro, Georgia, December 14, 2017
  • Speaker, “When Words Really Matter; Understanding the Effect of Bankruptcy and Insolvency on Coverage under Directors and Officers’ Insurance Policies,” Carolinas Chapter TMA, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 27, 2017
  • Moderator, “How Good Are Receivership Sales? The Practical Advantages and Disadvantages of Receivership Sales,” Atlanta TMA, Atlanta, Georgia, November 18, 2016
  • Moderator, “Doing Distressed Deals Without Getting Sued: What Every Private Equity Fund, Asset Purchaser, Director, Officer, Investment Banker, and Turnaround Professional Should Know to Avoid Liability,” Atlanta TMA, November 2015
  • Moderator, “Everything You Don’t Want to Learn About Directors & Officers’ Insurance Policies . . . After It’s Too Late!,” TMA National Webinar, September 2015
  • Moderator, "Section 363 Sales Are Not the Only Game in Town: Distressed M&A Outside of Bankruptcy," Atlanta TMA, November 2014


  • In re Tattersall Club Corporation (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
  • In re Bland Farms (Bankr. S.D. Ga.)
  • In re West Jefferson Amusement and Public Park Authority (Bankr. N.D. Ala.)
  • In re Sea Island Company, et al. (Bankr. S.D. Ga.)
  • In re Pike Nursery Holding, Inc. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
  • In re Formica Corp., et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y)
  • In re Winder Renewable Methane, Inc. (Bankr. E.D. La.)
  • In re Andersen 2000, Inc. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
  • In re Printmasters Acquisition Corp., et al. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
  • In re Lynx Chemical Group, Inc. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
  • In re MetroHealth Indiana, Inc. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
  • In re Morris Brown College (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
  • In re Exclusive Resorts, Inc., et al. (Bankr. D. Conn.)
  • In re Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, Inc. (Bankr. Mass.)
  • In re Catalyst Natural Gas, LLC, et al. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
  • In re Verilink Corporation, et al. (Bankr. N.D. Ala.)
  • In re Alabama Aircraft Industries, Inc. (Bankr. D. Del)

Educational Background:

  • University of Georgia, B.A., 1993
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Office Location for Robert Mercer

260 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-688-6800

Fax: 404-688-6840

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Last Updated: 3/12/2019

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