Sedgwick LLP

Robert S. Gebhard

San Francisco, California
tel: 415.781.7900
fax: 877.547.2780


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Robert Gebhard is a partner in Sedgwick's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group and a member of Sedgwick's Cybersecurity team. He has over 29 years of core bankruptcy law experience, including prosecuting numerous civil enforcement actions in Silicon Valley bankruptcies during his tenure at the U.S. Department of Justice.

Mr. Gebhard has represented clients in a large variety of commercial bankruptcy cases and insolvency matters throughout the United States, and he has extensive experience providing strategic advice and litigation services to insurance companies, banks and other interested parties in mass and toxic tort related bankruptcies. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), and he has represented clients in data breach and privacy disputes in bankruptcy cases and related litigation, and in connection with sales, acquisitions and related transactions in hi-tech and other bankruptcy cases.

Areas of Concentration

Bankruptcy and Insolvency; Creditors’ Rights and Remedies; Commercial Litigation


California; Ohio; 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Ohio)


J.D. (1986) Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington, cum laude
B.A. (1983) Indiana University, with high distinction