Robert Itkin, Esq. Expert Witness
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General Specialties: Banking and Real Estate

Specialty Focus: Banking,Real Estate,Receiver,Trustee,Standard of Care,Financial,Underwriting,Lender Liability,Legal,Law,Fiduciary,Business,Operations,Management, Arbitration,Mediation,Risk,Broker,Transactions,Diligence, Professionals,Fiduciary,Malpractice,Interest Rate,Financing,Bankruptcy,Wellness,Marijuana,Yoga

Education: JD, American University, Washington College of Law; BS, Business Administration, Boston University

Years in Practice: 30


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Managing Director Robb Itkin has 30+ years experience in corporate turnarounds/restructurings, receiverships, law, finance, real estate, executive management, arbitration/mediation and as an expert witness, CRO, COO and General Counsel. Prior to joining Simon Consulting, Robb was a Senior Managing Director at the turnaround/restructuring firm MCA Financial Group, Ltd., and a partner at a national law firm where he represented corporations, real estate developers and lenders. He also held executive positions at Fortune 1000 and entrepreneurial companies and managed the legal functions of multi-billion dollar divisions of lenders CIT and Finova. Robb has worked extensively in structuring and negotiating complex transactions in real estate, M&A, capital markets and restructures ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion. He has managed significant receiverships involving operating companies, subdivisions, resorts, condominiums, HOAs, office, retail and industrial centers, luxury homes and apartments, and as Chief Restructuring Officer in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding related to a 3,000 acre master planned ski and golf community. Robb has served as an expert witness in cases involving financing (loan/lease terms, credit underwriting, workouts, collateral enforcement), real estate, lender/borrower liability and professional standard of care (trustees, receivers, real estate and mortgage brokers, attorneys, promoters/syndicators). He was selected to join the American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) National Roster of Arbitrators. He serves as Board Member and VP of the Executive Council of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section of the State Bar of Arizona. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Corporate Counsel (industry group of 40,000 in-house attorneys) where he served as President of the AZ Chapter and on the National Board. Robb is an AZ Bar Certified Real Estate Specialist. He is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell.