Prof. Jack F. Williams, CIRA, CDBV

Baker Tilly US, LLP & Georgia State University College of Law

Atlanta, GA


Jack has over 30 years of experience in bankruptcy restructuring and financial distress-related matters,  representing debtors, official committees, and other stakeholders in chapter 11, 15, and 9 cases.  He has provided consultation and expert witness services in the areas of business restructuring, claims estimation and feasibility issues (products liability, asbestos, and environmental), public finance, fiduciary duties and governance issues, related-party transactions, intercompany transfers, international asset concealments, fraudulent transfers, remedies, forensic accounting and fraud investigations, commercial and intellectual property (IP) damages modeling, and bankruptcy and insolvency taxation (federal, state, and local).

He has served in a fiduciary role (examiner, trustee, or receiver) or as a consultant and testifying expert witness in numerous national and international bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings and national and international commercial disputes. 

Jack is a tenured professor at Georgia State University College of Law and the Middle East Studies Center in Atlanta, Georgia, where he teaches and conducts research in the areas of business reorganizations, forensic accounting and financial investigations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, taxation, remedies, and law and statistics.

He is presently the Resident Scholar of the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) and served two terms as the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Resident Scholar. 


Doctor of Philosophy, University of Leicester

Juris Doctor, High Honors, Order of the Coif, George Washington University

Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Omicron Delta Epsilon, University of Oklahoma

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