Robert F. Poppiti, Jr.

Partner
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Rob focuses his practice on representing debtors and other constituents (including lenders) in connection with chapter 11 proceedings. His current and past debtor representations include: Marsh Supermarkets; Vestis Retail Group (the operator of Eastern Mountain Sports, Bob’s Stores and Sport Chalet); RCS Capital Corporation and Cetera Financial Group; Haggen Holdings, LLC (the operator of Haggen grocery stores); Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc.; Eastman Kodak Company; F & H Acquisition Corp. (the operator of Fox & Hound and Champps restaurants); Perkins & Marie Callender’s Inc.; Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation; Heartland Publications, LLC; GEMS TV (USA) Limited; Telogy, LLC; Badanco Acquisition LLC (the parent of Randa Luggage); Questex Media Group, Inc.; Building Materials Holding Corporation; American Fibers and Yarns Company; GWLS Holdings, Inc. (the parent of Greatwide Logistics Services); Distributed Energy Systems Corp.; Movida Communications, Inc.; and American Home Mortgage Holdings, Inc. In addition, Rob has served as counsel to the foreign representative and other parties in proceedings commenced under chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code.

While in law school, Rob was a Copy Editor for the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, and a judicial extern for the Honorable Myron T. Steele, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware. Prior to attending law school, Rob interned for the University of Delaware’s John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, and served as a teaching assistant for Professor Charles M. Elson’s Advanced Corporate Governance class.

Rob was a 2013 Leadership Delaware Fellow, and serves as a mentor for the Delaware Youth Leadership Network (DYLN) and a member of the planning committee for the Meals On Wheels Delaware Cellar Masters’ Wine Auction.

Distinctions

  • Delaware Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Bankruptcy, 2016 - Present

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors