Elected Member

Richard Blum Herzog, Jr.

Atlanta, GA
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
University of Georgia
University of Georgia School of Law

Richard Herzog is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough in Atlanta where he leads the debt finance and restructuring practice. 

He represents banks, special servicers, bondholders, indenture trustees and other institutional lenders in dealing with customers’ classified or defaulted credit facilities. He has been involved in debt restructurings, litigation and bankruptcies in a wide variety of industries including real estate, hospitality, retail, healthcare, education, distribution, extraction and transportation.

Mr. Herzog is the author of Bankruptcy: A Concise Guide for Creditors and Debtors, a Fortune Business Book Club selection. He has also been a speaker at CLE seminars on bankruptcy, foreclosure, and the Uniform Commercial Code.

He is a past President of the Atlanta Bar Association and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.

He clerked for Judge W.H. Drake of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia. 

EDUCATION: University of Georgia, B.A.; University of Georgia School of Law, J.D.

Areas of Expertise
Banking Law
Bankruptcy Law
Commercial Lending (Banking Law)