Greg Eells

GREGORY M. EELLS, a graduate of Emory University School of Law, dedicates his practice to matters involving creditors’ rights, landlord-tenant, bankruptcy and corporate law, concentrating especially on the representation of institutional lenders and commercial landlords. In addition, he handles commercial matters regularly through the Southeastern United States. Mr. Eells has spoken and written frequently on topics related to his practice. Mr. Eells serves on the faculty for the State Bar of Georgia's Beginning Lawyer Seminars and as a Group Leader for Emory University's Law School Orientation on Professionalism. He is a co-author of a manual entitled, Successful Creditors’ Strategies in Bankruptcy in Georgia, published in 1990. Mr. Eells has extensive experience as a Trustee in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases, and as counsel for trustees, creditors’ committees and individual creditors. Mr. Eells is a member of the Bankruptcy Law Sections of both the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association. Since 1983, Mr. Eells has served as a member of the Corporate Code Revision Committee of the Corporate and Banking Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. This committee makes annual recommendations for legislative changes to Georgia’s Business Corporation Code. Mr. Eells is a past chair of the DeKalb Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Committee and is a member of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta. In 2004, Mr. Eells was named a Georgia Super Lawyer following a poll conducted by Law & Politics magazine, evidencing a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

John Pennington

JOHN C. PENNINGTON, Of Counsel to the firm, is a graduate of Emory University School of Law. Mr. Pennington has over 45 years experience in bankruptcy, insolvency, corporation reorganization and civil litigation. He was a law clerk to Judge Griffin B. Bell in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in 1964 and 1965.

RANDOLPH A. MARKS, (Of Counsel) born Pottstown, Pennsylvania, November 14, 1954; admitted to bar, 1982, Georgia and Florida. Education: University of Florida (B.A., 1978; J.D., with honors, 1981). Order of the Coif; Phi Kappa Phi; Order of the Barristers. Senior Student Note Editor, University of Florida Law Review, 1981. Member: State Bar of Georgia; The Florida Bar; American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Business Law). [With U.S. Navy, 1972-1975]. Practice Areas: Commercial Real Estate; Business Law.

CHARLIE M. HAMBY, (Of Counsel) obtained his B.B.A. in real estate from Georgia State University in 1998, and his M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Akron in 2001. After graduation, Mr. Hamby worked for a Big Four accounting firm until joining Marks & Williams, LLC in 2004. Mr. Hamby teaches real estate law and business law at Georgia State University and practices in the firm�s commercial and residential real estate practice, and represents local businesses. Mr. Hamby also prepares wills and other estate related documents, including health care and financial durable powers of attorney and living wills.

JAMES J. WILLIAMS JR., (Of Counsel) born Hollywood, Florida, June 7, 1955; admitted to bar, 1980, Georgia. Education: Lawrence University (B.A., 1977); Emory University (J.D., 1980). Member: Atlanta and American (Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section) Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia (Member, Real Property Section). In Memoriam 2012.



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