Robert S. Adler

Robert S. Adler

Managing Partner
Location:
Worcester, Massachusetts
Phone:
508-757-7721 (Ext. 107)
Fax:
508-831-0955
E-mail:

Robert counsels businesses, individuals and families facing strategic, financial, corporate, employment and other critical legal decisions. Robert has substantial experience in the representation of creditors, debtors and other litigants in Federal, Bankruptcy and State Courts. Robert is a certified mediator and has served as a court appointed arbitrator or mediator in commercial and business disputes. Robert serves as a Trustee or other representative of numerous family and financial trusts and other fiduciary entities.

Robert also represents numerous clients in the startup, purchase, financing and sale of assets and businesses

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law, Business Transactions and Strategic Planning
  • Employment Law and Litigation
  • Loan Workouts, Corporate Reorganization and Commercial Law
  • Trustee and Estate Administration
  • Probate litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mediation and Arbitration

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1985
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1985

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1984
    • Honors: Paul J. Liacos Scholar
  • State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York
    • B.A. (Summa Cum Laude) - 1979
    • Major: Psychology

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Protecting Assets from Creditors, MCLE, 2000
  • Lecturer, The Sale of Assets in Bankruptcy, ABI Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, 2002

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy Law, 2006
  • Selected to Super Lawyers, Business and Corporate Law, 2011 - Present
  • Samuel Seder Young Leadership Award Recipient - Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts
  • Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Foundation, 2006 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Worcester County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Bowditch & Dewey, Associate, 1984 - 1990
  • Health-tex Inc., Sales Representative, 1979 - 1981

Pro Bono Activities

  • Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Corporator, 2003 - Present
  • Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Director, 2007 - 2016
  • Melvin S. Cutler Charitable Foundation, Trustee, 2006 - Present
  • Sumner and Lois Herman Charitable Foundation, Trustee, 2003 - Present
  • Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts, Inc., President, 2000 - 2002
  • Jewish Family Service of Worcester Inc., President, 1995 - 1997
  • Jewish Health Care Center Inc., Board of Directors, 2008 - 2012
  • WICN Public Radio, Vice President, 1994 - 1995