James R. Risener
Associate

1100 Peachtree Street NE Suite 2800, Atlanta, GA USA 30309

Overview

Jake Risener focuses his practice on bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Jake served as a law clerk for the Honorable Mary F. Walrath in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

While attending law school, Jake served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Sage M. Sigler in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia, a judicial intern for the Honorable Jeffery W. Cavender in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and a legal extern in the United States Trustee Program of the U.S. Department of Justice. He is a recipient of the Emory Transactional Law and Skills Certificate and was a participant in the TI:GER® Program, a collaboration between Emory University School of Law and Georgia Institute of Technology that focuses on technology commercialization in a multidisciplinary context. Jake also served as Executive Symposium Editor for Volume 35 of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal.

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Emory University School of Law J.D. (2019)

Lipscomb University B.A. (2015) Philosophy, magna cum laude

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Georgia (2020)

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U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware - Honorable Mary F. Walrath (Sep 2019-Sep 2020)

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