Duane Morris Partner Joel M. Walker Recognized by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year”


Joel M. Walker

Duane Morris partner Joel M. Walker has been selected as the “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law by Best Lawyers. Walker was the only lawyer selected for this honor from his respective practice area and city. He was selected based on high marks in the peer-review assessments conducted annually by Best Lawyers.

Walker also received this distinction in 2016. He practices in the areas of creditors’ rights and business law nationwide. He has represented debtors, creditors (both secured and unsecured, including banks, committees, indenture trustees and bondholders), purchasers and lessors in matters related to plans of reorganization, asset purchases, prosecution of claims and avoidance actions. Walker also serves as a mediator in disputes throughout the U.S. He has completed extensive mediation training, including the ABI/St. John’s University Hugh L. Carey Dispute Resolution Center program.

About Duane Morris

Duane Morris LLP provides innovative solutions to today’s multifaceted legal and business challenges through the collegial and collaborative culture of its more than 750 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally. The firm represents a broad array of clients, spanning all major practices and industries.

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