Bruce Z. Walker

Bruce Z. Walker (Atlanta, Georgia)

Bruce Z. Walker

Attorney in Atlanta, GA
Author: "Preventing Contract-Based Setoff Disputes in Bankruptcy Court," American Bankruptcy Institute Secured Credit Committee Newsletter - August 2012. Speaker: "Bankruptcy and Commercial Real Estate," Building Owners and Managers Association -- Allied Member Resource Group Seminar, 2012. Speaker: "Bankruptcy Motion Practice," NBI/National Business Institute Seminar, July 2013; Named as one of Georgia's "Legal Elite" for 2013 by Georgia Trend Magazine.
770-858-1288 770-858-1288
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.4 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Reorganization
  • Creditors Rights
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

Overall Peer Rating

in Bankruptcy
 
4.4 out of 5.0
Legal Knowledge
4.5
Analytical Capabilities
4.4
Judgement
4.4
Communication Ability
4.4
Legal Experience
4.4
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 07/17/12
4.6 out of 5.0
I know Bruce well as a fellow bankruptcy practitioner. He is a solid lawyer, and always very personable and collegial. We have had several cases where we were on opposite sides, and he represents his clients well.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 07/09/12
5.0 out of 5.0
Cares about his clients and his colleagues. Is right-minded and pragmatic.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 07/09/12
5.0 out of 5.0
Bruce is a first rate lawyer in every sense.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 07/02/12
4.4 out of 5.0
Bruce displays qualities of genuine passion and curiosity in the law for serving his clients. Very ethical, very competent.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 07/02/12
5.0 out of 5.0
I have worked with Bruce extensively and believe he should receive the highest ratings for legal skill and ethics --- AV
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 07/02/12
5.0 out of 5.0
I have worked with Bruce for a couple of years and find him very professional, knowledgeable and effective - in short, an excellent lawyer.

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1991, Florida
1993, Georgia
1995, California
Law School Attended
Stetson University College of Law
Class of 1991
J.D.

Emory University
Class of 1992
LL.M.
Taxation
University Attended
University of Florida
Class of 1988
B.A.
Birth Information
Born in 1966
Washington D.C. 1966
Associations & Memberships
Atlanta Bar Association (Member, Bankruptcy Law Section, 1998—; Litigation Section, 2006—); State Bar of Georgia (Member, Creditors' Rights Section, 1998—; Bankruptcy Law Section, 2001—); American Bankruptcy Institute (Member, 2004—); Lawyers Club, (Member, 2008 -).
Representative Cases
In re Westek Georgia, LLC, 2004 WL 2897947 (Bankr.M.D.Ga. 2004); In re Westek Georgia, LLC, 2004 WL 1092326 (Bankr.M.D.Ga. 2004); In re Hospitality Ventures/LaVista, 2007 WL 7141795 (Bankr. N.D.Ga. 2007); In re Hospitality Ventures/LaVista, 358 B.R. 462 (Bankr. N.D.Ga. 2007); In re MCB Fin. Group, Inc., 461 B.R. 914 (Bankr. N.D.Ga. 2011).

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Cohen Pollock Merlin & Small, P.C.
3350 Riverwood Parkway, Suite 1600,
Atlanta, GA 30339
U.S.A.
Phone
770-858-1288
Office Information
Office Information
Bruce Z. Walker
Partner
Cohen Pollock Merlin & Small, P.C.
3350 Riverwood Parkway, Suite 1600,
Atlanta, GA 30339

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