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James A. Pardo, Jr., Esq.

Attorney (Retired)

Current Position

Chairman of the Board
Chautauqua Institution
One Ames Avenue
P.O. Box 28
Chautauqua, NY 14722

Tel: 404-572-4794 (Atlanta Office)
Fax: 404-572-5131 (Atlanta Office)

Class: IX (1998)Circuit: Eleventh


University of Virginia, B.A., Economics (1975)
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. (1979)

Professional Career

Associate (1980-86); Partner (1986-12), King & Spalding LLP
Markby's (now CMS Cameron McKenna LLP), London (visiting Foreign Lawyer) (1979)
Law Clerk, Hon. Charles Clark; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1979-80)


Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute: Director; President (2007-08); Chair (2008-09)
State Bar of Georgia Bankruptcy Section, Chair (1993)
University of Virginia Law School, Lecturer in Law (1992)
Emory University School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law (1995; 97; 99; 05-06; 09-10; 12)
American Bankruptcy Institute


"Review in Bankruptcy Cases," Federal Appellate Procedure Eleventh Circuit 1996 (J. Bihary & J. Pardo)
Collier on Bankruptcy 1989-90 Contributing editor
Collier Bankruptcy Manual 1989-90 Contributing editor


Recipient of David W. Pollard Achievement Award, presented annually by the Bankruptcy Section of the Atlanta Bar Association to a lawyer exhibiting high standards of professionalism and ethics in the bankruptcy practice, May 2013,
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America,
Listed in USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business,
Listed in Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers,
Listed in Global Insolvency and Restructuring Review,
Listed in Who's Who in Legal Insolvency & Restructuring,
Listed in Cross-Border Handbook for Restructuring and Insolvency,
Listed in U.S. Corporate and Finance Guide,