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Areas of Expertise

Bankruptcy, American Indian Law, Remedies, Mergers, Corporate Finance, Sports Law




Jack F. Williams is a full professor at Georgia State University College of Law and the Middle East Studies Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He also serves as an adjunct professor on bankruptcy at Emory University School of Law and as a visiting professor of bankruptcy at St. John’s University School of Law. He is a team leader in the Restructuring & Consulting Services Group with Baker Tilly US, LLP. His areas of interest include bankruptcy, debt, finance, forensic accounting, veterans issues, archaeology, American Indian and Tribal law, and business law. He has served as the inaugural Robert M. Zinman ABI Scholar in Residence in 2001 and returned to that post in 2008. In 2009, he was recognized by the ABI with its Annual Service Award (2009), honoring the ABI member whose contributions over the past year have been extraordinary. He is a fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy and a Fellow in the Bankruptcy Policy Institute at St. John’s University School of Law. He presently serves as a co-chair for the ABI Task Force on Veterans and Service Members Affairs.

Education: JD (high honors), George Washington University National Law Center; PhD, University of Leicester; BA, Economics, University of Oklahoma