Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • B.A., Davidson College, 1981, magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., Harvard University, 1984, magna cum laude
  • North Carolina, 1984
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

David S. Walls

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David Walls has extensive experience representing banks, lenders, agents and other financial institutions in workout transactions, restructurings and large corporate bankruptcies.  He also has experience in structuring and documenting complex syndicated lending transactions.

Walls has been admitted to practice in various bankruptcy courts and federal district courts throughout the United States.

His client services include:

  • Defense of avoidance actions
  • Representation of secured creditors in workouts, restructurings and bankruptcies 
  • Preparation of creditors’ plans in bankruptcy 
  • Intercreditor negotiations  
  • Structuring complex financial transactions 

Of Note

  • Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2003-2021
  • Chambers Partners USA - North Carolina, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2007-2016

Representative Matters

  • Represented a bank agent in connection with bankruptcy of a major domestic airline, achieving full repayment of bank loans.  
  • Prepared and confirmed creditors' plan of reorganization for national retail chain.
  • Defended a bank group in $300 million preference litigation brought by a national retail chain, in bankruptcy court and on appeal, resulting in no liability for bank defendants. 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association