Mary Lillian Walker

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Paralegal:
Londun E. Isler
Paralegal office:
404-554-8189
Paralegal office:
404-554-8188
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Case History

   

Representative cases include:    

Anderson v. Daniel, 314 Ga. App. 394, 724 S.E.2d 401(2012) – Named a significant decision of 2012 by the Georgia Bar Journal. Action was brought by shareholders who alleged misrepresentations and omissions by corporate officers in communications with shareholders.

FDIC v. Blackwell, 2012 WL 3230490 (N.D. Ga. August 3, 2012) and FDIC v. Whitley, No. 12-cv-00170-WC0 (N.D. Ga. Dec. 10, 2012) - Named significant decisions of 2012 by the Georgia Bar Journal. Actions were brought by the FDIC against officers and directors of failed banks. Claims based on ordinary negligence were dismissed.

Defended corporate officer and company in a suit alleging theft of computer data and trade secrets of competitor. The matter involved complex forensic analysis of over ten terabytes of electronic data. We utilized cost-effective searching techniques to determine that only 30 non-essential files were at issue, and the case then settled well within policy limits.

Defended a bank for allegedly failing to provide benefits required by ERISA plan. Prevailed on summary judgment.

Defended a bank that foreclosed on property that was serviced by a privately built sewer system. The contractor who built the sewer system sued, alleging that the original owner did not pay all sums it owed to the contractor. Prevailed on summary judgment.

Defended bank that financed a subdivision that the developer failed to complete. The developer defaulted on the loan, and the bank foreclosed. An individual who had purchased a house and lot in the neighborhood then sued the bank for failing to enforce covenants, negligence and misrepresentation. Prevailed  on summary judgment.

Defended a bank for allegedly failing to fund a multi-million dollar loan commitment. Settled well within policy limits.

Represented commercial tenant and tried large lease dispute case to verdict recovering 100% of damages sought. AMDG, Inc. v. Holcim (US), Inc., Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia.

Defended a nonprofit board in a Will dispute where testator’s generous bequest to the nonprofit was challenged by other potential takers under the Will. Successfully resolved in settlement.

Defended a nonprofit board that was sued by neighbors for having property re-zoned in order build low income senior apartments. Prevailed on summary  judgment.

Represented members of closely held corporations and LLCs in disputes regarding operation or control of the entity (See e.g. Marsala v. Mayo,  2007 WL 3245434 (E.D. La. 2007)).

Defending and prosecuting claims for tortious interference with contracts and business relations (See e.g. BKBG Partnership v. Moseman, 282  Ga.App. 862, 644 S.E.2d 874 (2007); SBC, Inc. v. Matshshita Electric Corp., 806 F.Supp 950 (1992).

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Education

Harvard University, A.B., magna cum laude
University of Chicago, J.D.

Bar & Court

  • Georgia State Bar
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

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Mary Lillian Walker

Partner

Paralegal:
Londun E. Isler
Paralegal office:
404-554-8189
Paralegal office:
404-554-8188
Supports:
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Summary Overview

For over 25 years, Ms. Walker has represented companies and individuals in many different areas of litigation including banking law, director and officer defense, business contract and tort matters, shareholder and securities litigation, and real estate litigation.
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Credentials Overview

Ms. Walker earned a B.A. from Harvard University and J.D. from University of Chicago.

She is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Georgia.

Ms. Walker is also rated AV®Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected as a SuperLawyer in polling by her peers.

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Summary Overview

For over 25 years, Ms. Walker has represented companies and individuals in many different areas of litigation including banking law, director and officer defense, business contract and tort matters, shareholder and securities litigation, and real estate litigation.
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Credentials Overview

Ms. Walker earned a B.A. from Harvard University and J.D. from University of Chicago.

She is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Georgia.

Ms. Walker is also rated AV®Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected as a SuperLawyer in polling by her peers.

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Case History Summary

Anderson v. Daniel, 314 Ga. App. 394, 724 S.E.2d 401(2012) – Named a significant decision of 2012 by the Georgia Bar Journal. Action was brought by shareholders who alleged misrepresentations and omissions by corporate officers in communications with shareholders.

FDIC v. Blackwell, 2012 WL 3230490 (N.D. Ga. August 3, 2012) and FDIC v. Whitley, No. 12-cv-00170-WC0 (N.D. Ga. Dec. 10, 2012) - Named significant decisions of 2012 by the Georgia Bar Journal. Actions were brought by the FDIC against officers and directors of failed banks. Claims based on ordinary negligence were dismissed.

Defended corporate officer and company in a suit alleging theft of computer data and trade secrets of competitor. The matter involved complex forensic analysis of over ten terabytes of electronic data. We utilized cost-effective searching techniques to determine that only 30 non-essential files were at issue, and the case then settled well within policy limits.

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