Robbin Rahman

Attorney, Of Counsel

Professional Experience

Robbin Rahman has more than 18 years of experience helping businesses solve critical financial, operational, and legal problems in a wide variety of industries. He has been engaged in a broad range of business-related matters, including commercial transactions, general corporate law, corporate bankruptcy matters, secured transactions, foreclosures, and business litigation. Robbin is a member of the firm’s Business and Corporate Law Practice Group, Banking and Finance Practice Group, Bankruptcy Practice Group, Litigation Practice Group, and Governmental Relations & Lobbying Practice Group.

Robbin has developed a unique skill set in the emerging cannabis industry, including both medical marijuana and industrial hemp. In this market, he advises pre-license groups seeking licensing in state-regulated markets; core and ancillary cannabis companies, including growers, processors, dispensaries, infused-product manufacturers; testing facilities; real estate developers and investors in a wide array of regulatory and business matters pertaining to their legal marijuana activities.

Over the course of his career, Robbin has been involved in some of the largest, most complex restructuring cases in the country, including the bankruptcy case of one of the "big three" automotive manufacturers, a multi-billion dollar Houston-based oil and gas company, a well-known airline and one of America's oldest steel manufacturers. He has regularly appeared on behalf of his clients in federal and state courts in numerous jurisdictions across the country, including New York, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Texas, and California and has significant appellate court experience, including multiple appeals to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Regulated Substances, including Cannabis (medical marijuana and hemp)
  • Secured Lending
  • Insolvency, Workouts and Foreclosures
  • Chapter 11 Business Bankruptcy
  • Creditor Rights, including Representation of Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors

Court Admissions

  • Arkansas
  • Georgia

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • 2012 Fellow, Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity
  • Barrister, W. Homer Drake, Jr. Georgia American Inn of Court

Presentation & Thought Leadership

  • The Retail Crisis Continues: What the Biggest Retail Bankruptcy Cases of 2017 Tell Us About 2018 and Beyond, The Arkansas Lawyer (Spring 2018)
  • Interpreting Arkansas’ Medical Marijuana Statute: An Uncertain Landscape for Employees and Employers Alike, The Arkansas Lawyer (Winter 2018)
  • Examining Amended Section 3 of Amendment 98: Frequently Asked Questions About the Risks of Becoming A Qualified Patient Under Arkansas' Medical Marijuana Act of 2016, ARKANSAS CANNABIS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION LEGAL BLOG (Fall 2017),
  • Struggling Cities May Find Succor in Chapter 9, NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL, November 29, 2010,
  • Note, Electronic Self-Help Repossession and You: A Computer Software Vendor's Guide to Staying Out of Jail, 48 EMORY L.J. 1477 (Fall 1999)


  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2000
  • B.A., University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1997