Burr & Forman

Robert A. Neilson

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  • J.D., cum laude, Florida State University College of Law (2010)
  • B.A., Finance, summa cum laude, Florida State University (2007)
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida

  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2021, 2022), Litigation - Bankruptcy (2022)
  • Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Creditor Debtor Rights (2017-2021)
  • Book Awards in Gratuitous Transfer and Accounting and the Law, Recipient
  • Phi Kappa Phi Scholastic Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, and Golden Key International Honour Society
  • FSU Liberal Arts Honors Program, Graduate

Associate | Jacksonville, FL

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Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Commercial Contracts Commercial / Corporate Litigation Lender Liability

Robert is an Associate in the firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group.

Robert’s practice includes representation of various financial institutions, creditors, and other parties in all aspects of loan modifications and restructuring, commercial and residential foreclosures, enforcement of security interests, enforcement of domestic and foreign judgments, and creditors’ rights litigation.

In addition, Robert represents financial servicers in real property disputes, including matters involving deed and mortgage reformation. Robert also represents clients in consumer disputes ranging from state common law claims to claims for alleged violations of state and federal statutes, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and the Truth In Lending Act, as well as state fair lending, collection, and deceptive trade practice laws.

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