Robert B. Stein

Biography

Robert Stein brings more than 35 years of experience to the practice of law in the area of financial services. Bob represents many leading institutional lenders, including major commercial banks, finance subsidiaries of banks, private equity groups, and independent factors and finance companies in areas such as:

  • cash flow and asset-based lending
  • unitranche, split collateral, first lien/second lien and mezzanine financings
  • acquisition and leveraged recapitalization financing
  • factoring, receivables purchase arrangements, and other complex secured transactions

Bob has authored numerous industry related works that have been included in the Uniform Commercial Code Law Journal, The Secured Lender and the ABF Journal, and was cited in The Law of Secured Transaction under The Uniform Commercial Code. He is the author of a two-part article titled “Split Collateral Intercreditor Agreements: The Current State of Play” that appeared in the Spring 2014 issues of the ABF Journal.

Outside the Firm

Bob pursues biking and hiking activities in his leisure time, and is an avid traveler.

Experience

Representing primarily money center banks.

  • First out lender, in $165 million unitranche facility extended to technical service provider.
  • First out lender, in $185 million unitranche facility extended to national dairy supplier.
  • Agent and bank syndicate, in connection with $150 million acquisition financing extended to a public company in its purchase of an industry competitor.
  • Agent and lender, in connection with a $20 million split collateral revolving credit facility extended to direct sales and marketing company.
  • Agent and lender, in connection with a $27 million senior secured unitranche credit facility extended to timber company.
  • Agent and lender, in connection with $46 million split collateral senior secured credit facility.
  • Sole lender, in connection with $40 million senior secured loan extended to hydraulic fracturing company.

Recognitions

  • 2012–2017, New York “Super Lawyer” in Banking, listed in Super Lawyers
  • AV-Preeminent®, listed by Martindale-Hubbell®

A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found here.

Affiliations

Memberships

  • Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys
  • New York State Bar Association
Professional Activities

Bob is a member of the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys.

Credentials

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, JD
  • Cornell University, BS