Joseph W. Grier, III

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Joseph W. Grier III


Direct Dial: (704) 332-0201
E-mail: jgrier@grierlaw.com


Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, 1951; Admitted to bar, 1977, North Carolina and U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit (1979); U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina (1988).

Education

University of North Carolina (B.A., 1973; J.D., 1977)

Concentration

Bankruptcy/workouts for troubled businesses and individuals associated with those businesses
Fiduciary for troubled business
Bankruptcy Mediation

Certifications

Board Certified Specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law (NC State Bar)
Business Bankruptcy (American Board of Certification)
Bankruptcy Mediation Training (American Bankruptcy Institute and St. John’s University School of Law)

Representative Fiduciary Matters

Future Claims Representative in the asbestos bankruptcy case of In re Garlock Sealing Technologies, LLC, No. 10-31607, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of North Carolina;

Receiver, Commodity Futures Trading Commission vs. James Harvey Mason, et al, No. 3:13-cv-196, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina;

Receiver, Commodity Futures Trading Commission vs. Barki, et al., No. 3:09-cv-106; United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina

Receiver, State of North Carolina ex rel. Roy Cooper, Attorney General vs. Peerless Real Estate Services, Inc. et al., No. 07-cvs-9006, Wake County, NC, Superior Court

Community Activities

Elder, Myers Park Presbyterian Church
Past President and member of Executive Board, Mecklenburg County Council, Boy Scouts of America
Board of Managers, Dowd YMCA (Charlotte)
Board of Visitors, UNC Lineburger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Board of Visitors, Queens University

Recognition

AV rating, Martindale-Hubbell (martindale.com);

Best Lawyers in America (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law) (since 2008) (bestlawyers.com);

North Carolina Legal Elite (Bankruptcy) by Business North Carolina (businessnc.com);

Super Lawyers (A registered trademark of Thomson Reuters) (Bankruptcy) (since 2009) (superlawyers.com)

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Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent - Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
Board Certified Specialist | North Carolina State Bar | Certified in Bankruptcy Law Since 1987