Clay B. Roberts | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Clay B. Roberts

Associate, Miami

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Clay B. Roberts is an associate in the Firm's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice. He has experience in domestic and international restructuring matters, representing debtors, creditors, and other parties in interest, both in and out-of-court. Clay also has substantial experience litigating insolvency-related disputes.

Clay frequently writes articles on restructuring and bankruptcy issues. He also is the Co-Chair of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section Chapter 11 Subcommittee.

Prior to joining White & Case, Clay served as law clerk to the Honorable Laurel M. Isicoff, Chief Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, and he was an associate with a respected bankruptcy practice in Miami.

Bars and Courts

  • Florida State Bar
  • US District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Florida


  • JD, Georgia State University, College of Law
  • BBA, Business Economics, Georgia State University


  • English


Speaking Engagements

Moderator, October 9, 2017, Who's My Client?: The Practice and Ethics of Third Party Financing in Bankruptcy, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Las Vegas, NV


  • Stripping Down and Stripping Off in Chapter 11 and Chapter 13: Does Caulkett Change the Calculus?, Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law & Practice Vol. 26, Issue 2 (April 2017).
  • Will the Supreme Court Disapprove of Class Skipping Structured Dismissals in Jevic, ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee Newsletter (Feb. 2017).
  • Co-Author of Chapter 5 (Property of the Estate), Bankruptcy and Intellectual Property Deskbook, ABA Publishing (2016).
  • Co-Author, Worth the Risk? Eleventh Circuit Holds Petitioning Creditors Liable for Broad Categories of Fees if Involuntary Petition is Dismissed, BBA JOURNAL (May 2016).
  • Creditors Beware: Bankruptcy Code Permits Broad Recovery of Attorney's Fees After Dismissal of Involuntary Petition, 35-APR AM. BANKR. INST. J. 48 (April 2016).
  • Using § 707(b): Tale in Futility or Proper Means to Dismiss Cases Converted to Chapter 7?, BBA JOURNAL (May 2015).
  • The Moving Target of Executoriness: Examining Lewis Brothers Bakeries v. Interstate Brands Corp., 33-AUG AM. BANKR. INST. J. 56 (August 2014).