John C. Weitnauer


Current Position

Partner (retired)
Alston & Bird LLP
Atlanta, GA 30309

Class: XXII (2011)Circuit: Eleventh


Washington & Lee University, B.A. (1974)
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D. (1977)

Professional Career

Partner, Alston & Bird LLP (1977-)


Turnaround Management Association (Atlanta Chapter), President 2016-17; Board member (2012-17)
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Associate Editor (2010-13); Contributing Editor (2006-10)
American Bankrupcty Institute, Member, Advisory Committee (Governance) to the ABI Commission to study the Reform of Chapter 11


The Bankruptcy Court's Watchdog: The Appointment, Role and Power of Examiners Today American Bankruptcy Institute 2011 Author
Business Valuations and Bankruptcy John Wiley & Sons 2009 Co-author
"Valuation Questions Raised by the TOUSA Case," ABI Journal Mar 2010 Author
"Commercial Damages and Valuations After Daubert," AIRA Journal Aug/Sep 2008 Author
Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice Thomson/West Contributing Author


Best Lawyers in America "Lawyer of the Year" (Atlanta Litigation-Bankruptcy) (2014)
Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2007-18)
Best Lawyers in America (1995-2018)
ALM's Top 100 Verdicts of 2006 (No. 1 verdict)