Charlotte attorney W. Walt Pettit is Managing Partner for the Charlotte location and supervising partner for Bankruptcy/Litigation. His practice areas include civil litigation, commercial & residential foreclosure, commercial & residential bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights matters. He was a partner with another firm for 11 years until that firm merged with Hutchens Law Firm in 2012.
Walt has been appointed as a Federal Court Receiver and a Chapter 11 trustee in numerous high-profile cases.
“A Federal Court Receiver appointment is certainly an honor, but I bring the same principled dedication to every case and every client.” – W. Walt Pettit
Walt is located in the Charlotte office.
Juris Doctor degree from Mercer University School of Law, Phi Delta Phi (1980) | cum laude | Order of the Barristers; Moot Court Board
Undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University (1977)
North Carolina State Bar (1980)
Georgia State Bar (1980)
U.S. District Courts of North Carolina: Eastern District | Middle District | Western District
U.S. District Court of District of Columbia
U.S. District Court of Georgia: Northern District | Southern District
MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS:
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association | Bankruptcy Law Section
American Bar Association
Chapter 7 Panel Trustee for U.S. Bankruptcy Court | Western District of North Carolina (1986–1995)
Appointed as a Chapter 11 Trustee in various Chapter 11 matters.
Federal Court Receiver