Robert Burns
Bracewell & Giuliani

Robert Burns is a partner in Bracewell & Giuliani's financial restructuring group. Bob is currently lead debtor counsel for Marco Polo Seatrade B.V. He also regularly advises hedge funds and private equity funds seeking investment opportunities in the shipping sector. Prior to joining Bracewell, Bob served as the general counsel of a large distressed debt hedge fund, where he worked closely with the portfolio team in the legal assessment of investment opportunities in several industries.

Bob brings a unique background to maritime matters, having previously served as general counsel to the largest inland shipping company where he managed a variety of debt restructurings and distressed asset transactions worldwide.