Robert M. Greenbaum

Practice Areas

Debt Counseling and Bankruptcy
Commercial and Bankruptcy Litigation | Tel: 610.407.7216 | Fax: 610.407.7218

Robert M. Greenbaum joined Smith Kane Holman in 2009. For 17 years prior to that, Rob practiced as a bankruptcy attorney at Saul Ewing LLP in Philadelphia, and served as a Partner for nearly a decade, in the firm’s nationally recognized Bankruptcy and Restructuring Department.

Rob concentrates his practice in bankruptcy, insolvency and creditors’ rights, and representing debtors, creditors’ committees, trustees, unsecured creditors and other interested parties, including buyers and sellers of assets, who are involved in commercial bankruptcy, insolvency, and workout cases. Rob has developed particular expertise in handling bankruptcy preference litigation, whether on behalf of debtors or creditors.

A highly regarded bankruptcy attorney, Rob serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project, a pre-eminent bankruptcy pro bono program. He frequently lectures and writes on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights issues.

Rob has been attributed the highest AV peer-review rating by Martindale-Hubbell. He was designated a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia and Law & Politics magazines for years 2005, 2006, and 2007. He has been recognized  by “Best Lawyers in America” in the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bankruptcy Litigation from 2009 – 2020.


J.D. 1987, Villanova University School of Law, Villanova PA

B.B.A. 1984, George Washington University, Washington DC—cum laude

Bar Memberships


New Jersey

US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, US District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, US District Court for the District of NJ

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference; Board of Directors and Executive Committee member, Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project; Board of Directors and Vice-President, Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Elkins Park PA; Member, American Bankruptcy Institute