Mark P. Williams is board certified in Creditors’ Rights and Business Bankruptcy by The American Board of Certification, of which he served on the Board of Directors from 2009 to 2019, and has a Judicial AV Preeminent® rating and an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Williams has handled all phases of creditor representation throughout the State of Alabama including bankruptcy, commercial litigation, construction litigation, commercial collections, mechanics and materialmens lien claims, mortgage foreclosures, and appeals for over thirty-five years.
Mr. Williams is a past Chairman of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section of the Alabama State Bar and has served as an adjunct lecturer of legal studies at the University of Alabama School of Commerce and Business Administration and as an adjunct professor in bankruptcy and creditors’ rights at the University of Alabama School of Law. He also coached the bankruptcy moot court team for the University of Alabama School of Law from 2000-2021. Mr. Williams served as Law Clerk for the late Honorable George S. Wright, former Chief Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
Mr. Williams has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law by Best Lawyers® since 2019. Mr. Williams has been recognized by Alabama Super Lawyers® in the practice area of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights since 2009. He was named in B-Metro Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” in 2010, 2012, and 2016-2020. He was also named in BHM BIZ‘s “Top Lawyers” in 2016. He served on the Alabama Law Institute Revised Article 9 Committee. Mr. Williams has also served as a Co-Chairman of the Professional Compensation Committee and on the Website Editorial Board of the American Bankruptcy Institute.