Robert H. Waldschmidt

Robert H. Waldschmidt
Bankruptcy & Insolvency Law
  • Chapter 7 Panel Trustee since 1976
  • Chapter 11 Trustee
  • Representation of Debtors in Business Chapter 7 & 11 Proceedings
  • Receiver in State & Federal Cases
Admitted to Practice
  • State of Tennessee (1976)
  • U.S. District Court & Bankruptcy Court, M.D. Tenn. (1976)
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (1982)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1983)
Educational Background
  • Hillsdale College B.S. summa cum laude (1973)
  • Vanderbilt University School of Law J.D. (1976)
Associations
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (Past President)
  • Mid-South Commercial Law Institute (Past Director/Officer)
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Nashville, Tennessee & American Bar Associations
Past & Current Involvements
  • Acted as Trustee or Attorney for Trustee in over 50 reported Bankruptcy decisions
  • Acted as Legislative liason for NABT, worked with the Bankruptcy Review Commission, and testified before the House Sub-committee on Bankruptcy Reform (1995-2000)
  • Contributing Editor for NABTalk from 1989 – 2010 (Recent Case Developments)
  • Regular Speaker at Bankruptcy Seminars, at the local and national level
  • Co-authored (with Sam Crocker) the article “Impact of the 2005 Bankruptcy Amendments on Chapter 7 Trustees”, published in Volume 79, Issue 2, 2005 of The American Law Journal
Cases of Interest
  • Hermitage Hotel (Receiver)
  • Robert McLean (Trustee in Ponzi Scheme case)
  • Indigo Hotel (Chapter 11 Trustee)
  • General Spring & Wire (Chapter 11 Trustee)
  • George Jones (Trustee)
  • Fulghum Construction Co. (Chapter 7 Trustee)
  • RBM Company (Chapter 11 Trustee for 5 Ramada Inns and 3 Holiday Inns)