January 2, 2024
Partner Robert E. Kaelin has been elected to Murtha Cullina's Executive Committee, the firm's governing body.
Bob serves as co-chair of the Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice and chairs the Retail & Hospitality practice. A seasoned commercial litigator, Bob advocates for clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts as well as in arbitration and mediation forums. He is a veteran of bench and jury trials and serves as a panel arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. His clients include community banks, national restaurant chains and commercial real estate companies.
In addition to his experience as a commercial litigator in a broad array of industries, Bob has cultivated a robust bankruptcy practice with a focus in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy. He has represented creditors in Chapter 7 and 11 proceedings across the United States, creditors' committees in Chapter 11 proceedings in Connecticut, debtors in Chapter 11 business reorganizations, Chapter 7 and 11 trustees as special counsel, secured creditors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases, commercial landlords in bankruptcy proceedings and plaintiffs and defendants in bankruptcy avoidance and dischargeability actions.