W. Walt Pettit | Partner | Litigation, Creditors' Rights | Charlotte, NC

6230 Fairview Rd, Suite 315 | Charlotte, NC 28210

(704) 362-9255

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Charlotte attorney W. Walt Pettit is Managing Partner for the Charlotte location and supervising partner for Bankruptcy/Litigation. His practice areas include civil litigation, commercial & residential foreclosure, commercial & residential bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights matters. He was a partner with another firm for 11 years until that firm merged with Hutchens Law Firm in 2012.

Walt has been appointed as a Federal Court Receiver and a Chapter 11 trustee in numerous high-profile cases.

“A Federal Court Receiver appointment is certainly an honor, but I bring the same principled dedication to every case and every client.” – W. Walt Pettit

Walt is located in the Charlotte office.



Juris Doctor degree from Mercer University School of Law, Phi Delta Phi (1980) | cum laude | Order of the Barristers; Moot Court Board

Undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University (1977)


North Carolina State Bar (1980)

Georgia State Bar (1980)

U.S. District Courts of North Carolina: Eastern District | Middle District | Western District

U.S. District Court of District of Columbia

U.S. District Court of Georgia: Northern District | Southern District


North Carolina Bar Association

North Carolina Bar Association | Bankruptcy Law Section

American Bar Association

Chapter 7 Panel Trustee for U.S. Bankruptcy Court | Western District of North Carolina (1986–1995)

Appointed as a Chapter 11 Trustee in various Chapter 11 matters.

Federal Court Receiver


WALT PETTIT | Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Rating

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