Robert V. Sartin - Frost Brown Todd LLC

Robert V. Sartin

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 615-251-5553

Robert is a member of the Nashville and Lexington offices of Frost Brown Todd LLC, having moved in 2011 to Nashville to help expand Frost Brown Todd's presence in this market. Robert maintains a Lexington office where he served as the Member-in-Charge from 2008 until late 2011 when he relocated to Nashville. Robert was appointed to the Firm's nine-person Executive Committee for a three-year term commencing January 2013.  Robert previously served on the Firm's Strategic Planning, Finance and Advancement Committees.  He leads the Firm's Automotive Industry Team.

Robert has 17+ years experience representing companies and chapter 11 debtors in a wide variety of business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, strategic alliances, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, debt transactions, bankruptcy and tax matters. Robert has experience in automotive, biopharmaceuticals, coal, equine, healthcare and telecommunications.

Baylor UniversityWashington and Lee University School of LawJ.D. 1995New York University School of LawLL.M 1997
American Bankruptcy Institute

Case History

Representative Client Matters

Serves as Frost Brown Todd's service team leader for Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. and leads Frost Brown Todd's representation of Toyota; with an emphasis in supplier and risk management matters.

Represents other OEMs and Tier suppliers in mergers and acquisitions, supply chain management and various other business matters.

Serves as lead outside counsel to a Louisville telecommunications company. Robert helped lead a management buy-out of the company from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2003 and has continued the representation with matters involving multi-million dollar private placements, secured debt financings, asset and stock acquisitions and a recent reverse take-over merger with a public company.

Represents and has represented large coal companies in general corporate matters including secured debt financings, coal lease issues, corporate restructurings and asset and stock acquisitions. Representative transactions range from $5 million to $860 million financings and/or acquisitions.

Serves as lead outside counsel to international veterinarian equine practice, having represented the company in converting from a corporation to a limited liability company; negotiating member buy-ins and buy-outs; corporate refinancings and other corporate matters.

Office Location

The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, Suite 1900
150 Third Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37201
United States

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Acquisition Finance, Chapter 12, Commercial, Creditor Committees, Creditors' Rights, Debtors' Rights, Mergers & Acquisitions, Out-of-Court Workouts, Workouts and Restructurings)
Litigation - Bankruptcy