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Robert R. Benjamin has over 30 years experience in bankruptcy matters, including business reorganizations, creditor's remedies, and individual insolvencies. Mr. Benjamin also offers substantial expertise in complex litigation such as business disputes, shareholder derivative actions, mechanics liens, and mortgage foreclosures.  Mr. Benjamin was one of the original panel of Chapter 7 trustees and helped develop many of the forms and procedures currently used by the trustee program.


In addition to his practice, Mr. Benjamin served as chairman of Youth Outreach Services, a nationally recognized substance and drug abuse agency committed to treating young people.


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 60%
    40 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Construction & Development: 25%
    40 years
  3. Foreclosure: 10%
    40 years
  4. Arbitration: 5%



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  • Robert J Adams Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer.I have worked with this attorney on several cases and have always found him and his firm associates to be highly knowledgeable and extraordinarily competent in all bankruptcy matters. He is held in high regard in our legal community and with the judiciary. I highly endorse this lawyer's work.


    Robert Adams Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Ahmad Tayseer Sulaiman

    I endorse this lawyer's work. He is dilligent, honest and exceptionally qualified to handle civil litigation. We have had the pleasure to observe Mr. Benjamin's work first hand and would definently ask him for his expert assistance again in the future. Most importantly, he is an Attorney gifted with great character.


    Ahmad Sulaiman Foreclosure Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Golan & Christie, LLP (Formerly Field & Golan, LLP)

70 West Madison
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL, 60602


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197511/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1975