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Richard B. Herzog, Jr.

Partner

Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
richard.herzog@nelsonmullins.com

Richard B. Herzog is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta, where he leads the Atlanta office's debt finance and restructuring practice.

Richard B. Herzog is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta, where he leads the Atlanta office's debt finance and restructuring practice.

Richard B. Herzog is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta, where he leads the Atlanta office's debt finance and restructuring practice.

Experience

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  • Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors and trustee of a $100 million textile manufacturer
  • Represented a Fortune 50 company in the defense of a breach of contract suit brought by the litigation claims representative of a bankrupt diaper manufacturer
  • Represents special servicers in resolving commercial mortgage-backed securities matters, as well as money center, regional and community banking institutions relating to various real estate relationships
  • Represented holders of in excess of $100 million in debt in a variety of Chapter 11 cases involving multi-location retailers, nursing homes and trucking
  • Represented lenders in out of court workouts of debt facilities in excess of $100 million in industries as diverse as long term acute care hospitals, extraction and transportation

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, JD, cum laude (1979)
  • University of Georgia, BA, Political Science (1970)

Admissions

  • Georgia

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk, The Honorable W. H. Drake, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia (1979 - 1981)

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • ​​​​​American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation (Life Fellow)
  • Atlanta Bar Association (President (2006–2007); Officer and Director, Bankruptcy Section (1991 – 1998))
  • Atlanta Bar Foundation (Charter Life Fellow)
  • Georgia Lawyers Foundation (Fellow)
  • Georgia Legal History Foundation (Trustee) (1988–present)
  • John Marshall Law School Board of Directors (Chairman (2013); Member (2008 – present))
  • Old Warhorse Lawyers Club (Officer (2011–present))
  • State Bar of Georgia (Officer, Author’s Court (1989–1993))
  • The American Law Institute (2015–present)
  • Speaker at CLE seminars on bankruptcy, foreclosure, and the Uniform Commercial Code
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, John Marshall Law School (2013); Member (2008 – present)
  • Trustee, DeKalb Medical Center Foundation (1995 – 2011)
  • Trustee, The Temple (2004 – 2005)
  • Served in the U.S. Navy Reserve (1970 – 1976)
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