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Robert B. McLellarn

Fax +1.503.248.9085
Robbie McLellarn’s practice spans multiple industries, including retail, financial services, and digital technology, among others. In these areas, Mr. McLellarn regularly advises clients on both commercial transactions and distressed situations.

Mr. McLellarn is also an avid Oregon Ducks football fan.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. McLellarn served as an associate at an international law firm where he spent time drafting and negotiating purchase agreements, sale & servicing agreements, and other corporate documents as part of various transactions across multiple industries. Additionally, Mr. McLellarn has extensive experience representing debtors and creditors in complex chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructurings.

Includes experience prior to joining K&L Gates
  • Represented an iconic luxury retailer in its Chapter 11 cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, including an asset sale of substantially all its assets.
  • Represented a retailer of general merchandise, including clothing, accessories, electronics, home furnishings, as well as company-operated pharmacy and optical-services departments, in their Chapter 11 cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska, which were the largest ever filed in Nebraska.
  • Represented one of the largest independent suppliers of replacement tires in its Chapter 11 cases.
  • Represented a leading online advertising campaign management and distribution platform for advertisers, media agencies, and publishers, in its out-of-court, balance-sheet restructuring of more than $150 million of funded indebtedness.
  • Represented leading software company in its sale to a private equity firm for approximately $700 million.
  • Represented one of the world’s leading private multi-asset alternative investment firms in its investment in a leading operator of surgical facilities and ancillary services.
  • Represented a premier interconnection partner for communications service providers in its $800 million.
  • Represented various issuers of retail auto loan asset-backed notes totaling approximately $500 million to over $1 billion per issuance.