Jill C. Walters 

Michigan State University, JD, 2007

Lake Forest College, BA, 2004

Professional and Community Activities

Carolinas Network of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), Board of Directors

HopeLine, Inc., Board of Directors

Haven House Services, Fundraising Committee

Michigan State University College of Law, Mentor

Leadership Council on Leadership Diversity, Mentor 

Legal Aid of North Carolina, Lawyer-on-the-Line volunteer

Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Raleigh Class of 2014-2015 

North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section

Wake County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section

Notable Accomplishments
Jurisdictions Licensed
301 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900, Raleigh, NC 27601t: 919.783.2961|
P.O. Box 1801, Raleigh, NC 27602-1801f: 919.783.1075|
Jill is a member of the Financial Services and Creditors' Rights section of the firm and focuses her practice in the areas of Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy. She regularly represents secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 bankruptcy cases in all three North Carolina bankruptcy districts and also represents banks and other lenders in collection, foreclosure and claim and delivery actions throughout the state. Jill also represents student-athletes in controversies arising out of eligibility rulings by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 

Representative Experience

  • Represents secured creditors in Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 bankruptcies including obtaining relief from the automatic stay, objecting to confirmation, challenging the valuation of collateral, and defending claims objections
  • Represents unsecured creditors in consumer and business bankruptcy cases including objecting to dischargeability of particular debts and seeking denial of bankruptcy discharge
  • Represents bankruptcy creditors in in defense of preference and fraudulent transfer litigation
  • Represents secured creditors in foreclosure proceedings across the state of North Carolina
  • Represents creditors in commercial and consumer collection actions and claim and delivery proceedings 
  • Represents secured lenders in debt restructuring and workouts 
  • Represents collegiate student-athletes regarding NCAA eligibility and compliance issues

Prior Legal Experience

Before joining Poyner Spruill in 2008, Jill was a Staff Attorney for the United States Bankruptcy Administrator for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
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