James D. Wall - Wall Babcock
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James D. Wall

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 336-722-2900

Jim Wall
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Jim is a 1986 graduate of the College of William and Mary, where he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma, the national business honor society. He is a 1989 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law.

Prior to being a founding member of Wall Esleeck Babcock, Jim practiced as a partner with Kilpatrick Stockton in its corporate and health care departments. Prior to his experience with Kilpatrick Stockton, Jim was a shareholder and director of Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A., where he practiced in the firm’s corporate, health care, and insolvency sections.

In addition to his health care and corporate experience, Jim has experience in bankruptcy and insolvency matters, having served on the North Carolina Bar Association Bankruptcy Council from 1995-1997. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association (Physician Organization, Fraud and Abuse and Long Term Care Practice Groups)

Jim is a frequent speaker and author on issues affecting health care and small businesses. He advises health care clients on Stark, Anti-kickback, and HIPAA compliance, as well as other regulatory matters affecting health care providers and those providing management and other services to providers. He assists clients with choice of entity and compliance issues, and well as director responsibilities and fiduciary duties. He represents municipal corporations and quasi-governmental agencies with respect to corporate issues as well as open meetings and public records issues. He has vast experience in counseling corporate clients in significant contractual relationships, including executive employment (compensation, non-compete and confidentiality issues), independent contractors, and vendors.

Jim is a certified mediator, has been recognized as a Legal Elite by Business North Carolina magazine, and is included in the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Jim holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Jim is an active volunteer for the YMCA and other organizations for whom he has coached numerous youth teams. He has also served as a junior varsity football coach at a local high school, and is the founder of Spring Hoops, an after-season basketball clinic for youngsters.

University of VirginiaJ.D. 1989The College of William and MaryBBA 1986

Client Comments

"We have worked with Jim Wall for over 10 years. Jim has never once let us down by not delivering on a commitment to respond to and resolve our varied business needs and opportunities. Mr. Wall has unwavering ethics, vast legal knowledge and wisdom, and he is artful in communicating complex concepts to a layman."

"Jim Wall is everything a good attorney should be, knowledgeable, articulate, available, and a straight shooter. He has provided me with invaluable service over the past four years."

-Doug Pierce
Clinical Ink, LLC

"Jim not only knows health care law and the corporate practice of medicine law inside and out, he is easy to work with and provides practical legal counsel that makes good business sense."

"Our company has been working with Mr. Wall for over five years on many different projects. He provides quality expertise and personalized service. His honest and ethical advice has helped our company make the right decisions."

-Chris Herman, M.D.
Physicians ElderCare, P.A.

"Jim not only provides us with general corporate law services, he provides strategic advice, guidance, and support in a timely and cost-effective manner. Jim has a genuine desire to participate in the success and growth of our business."

-Mike Sweeney
Integrated Solutions, LLC

"Jim Wall is all that I could ask for in an attorney: smart, skilled, careful, available, and, as an added bonus, a pleasure to be with. He has assisted the establishment and growth of my company in more ways than I can list, suffice to say he has been instrumental to our company."

Office Location

1076 West Fourth Street, Suite 100
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law of the Greensboro Metro Area
James D. Wall has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Health Care Law (Finance, Fraud and Abuse, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, Physicians, Practice Acquisition)

Other Information

Gender: Male