J. Robert Walker  III - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

J. Robert Walker III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Robert Walker, senior counsel in the Memphis office, concentrates his practice in the areas of securities, bank regulatory and general corporate law.  Mr. Walker has extensive experience in the area of bank regulations, which includes acquisition and sale of banks and bank branches; state bank formation and regulation; national bank formation and regulation; bank holding company formation and regulation; various forms of debt and equity financings for financial institutions; change in control applications and failed bank acquisitions and thrift conversions. In the area of securities, Mr. Walker also has extensive experience in private placement of securities, serving as company counsel and as underwriter's counsel in the public offerings of securities, partnership syndication, Blue Sky memoranda and registration and tender offers.  In the area of business organizations, Mr. Walker has represented clients in corporate formations, corporate acquisitions and mergers, shareholder agreements, dissenting shareholder actions, corporate governance disputes, business contract drafting, partnership formations, partnership restructuring and dissolution and employment agreements.

Virginia Military InstituteBA 1965Duke UniversityJ.D. 1968
Memphis and Tennessee Bar Associations

Office Location

First Tennessee Building, Suite 2000
165 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Financial Services Regulation Law of the Memphis Metro Area
J. Robert Walker III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Corporate Law
Financial Services Regulation Law