Robert G. Flanders, Jr., a partner in the law firm of Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP, chairs the firms municipal restructuring and business litigation practice groups. A graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School, he is a former Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. He also recently chaired the State Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education and served as a Governor on the State's Higher Education Board. In February of 2011, Governor Chafee appointed Justice Flanders to serve as the State Receiver for the financially troubled City of Central Falls, which he is now leading through a Chapter 9 bankruptcy reorganization.
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