Thomas Walker

E: thomas.walker@fisherbroyles.com

T: (404) 728-1970

M: (678) 357-9086

F: (470) 300-9337

Atlanta Office

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation — Civil Pretrial and Trial Services

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Education

  • Tulane Law School, Juris Doctor, 1995
  • The George Washington University, Bachelor of Arts, 1991

Large Law Firm Experience

  • Troutman Sanders LLP McGuireWoods LLP

Mr. Walker’s practice includes representing creditor and debtor clients in bankruptcy, pre-bankruptcy workouts, real estate foreclosures, dispositions of collateral under the Uniform Commercial Code and all related litigation. His creditor representations include lending institutions, utility companies, real estate companies, and other secured and unsecured lenders. His debtor representations include a major health care company, a supermarket chain, and the largest auto-hauling company in North America. Mr. Walker’s practice also includes representing purchasers of assets and businesses as going concerns both inside and outside of the bankruptcy process. In addition, Mr. Walker represents clients in general commercial litigation matters with a primary focus on lending litigation, collections and similar matters. Previously, Mr. Walker clerked for U.S. Bankruptcy Judge James D. Walker, Jr. (M.D. Ga.). He received his Bachelor of Arts degree (major: political science / minor: economics) from The George Washington University in 1991. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Tulane Law School in 1995, graduating cum laude.

RECOGNITIONS

  • Selected for inclusion in America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Georgia, Chambers USA, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2010-2018
  • Named to “Legal Elite,” Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights, Georgia Trend, 2005-2009, 2012, 2017
  • Named to “Georgia Super Lawyers,” Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, General Litigation, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2014-2019

PRESENTATIONS AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • April 2018 – Speaker/Author, American Bankruptcy Institute 2018 Spring Meeting, Washington, DC — “A Primer on the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act”
  • November 2015 – Speaker/Author, ICLE Georgia, Consumer and Business Bankruptcy Seminar, The Ritz Carlton Lodge, Greensboro, GA — “Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Energy Issues in Bankruptcy But Were Afraid to Ask”
  • October 2010 – Speaker/Author, ICLE Georgia, State Bar, Bankruptcy Section, Consumer and Business Bankruptcy Law Seminar, The Ritz Carlton Lodge, Greensboro, GA — “A House of Cards by Any Other Name: Ponzi Schemes and Associated Litigation in the United States Bankruptcy Court”
  • July 2010 – Speaker/Author, American Bankruptcy Institute, Southeastern Bankruptcy Workshop, The Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, FL — “Another One Bites the Dust: Dealing with Failed Banks and FDIC Receiverships”
  • March 2009 — Speaker/Author – ICLE Georgia, Georgia State Bar, Atlanta, GA — “Debtor-In-Possession Financing”
  • October 2008 – Speaker/Author – State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Section, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA — “Emerging Trends in Avoidance Actions”