W. Walt Pettit

W. Walt Pettit | Partner | Litigation, Creditors' Rights | Charlotte, NC

6230 Fairview Rd, Suite 315 | Charlotte, NC 28210

(704) 362-9255

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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

Undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University


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


North Carolina Bar Association

North Carolina Bar Association | Bankruptcy Law Section

North Carolina Bar Association

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


WALT PETTIT | Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Rating

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