Walter W. Pitt, Jr.

336.714.4112
100 N Cherry St, Suite 600
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
wpitt@belldavispitt.com
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Walter W. Pitt, Jr.

Walter Pitt, Jr. (known as "Wrennie") has practiced law in Winston-Salem for more than 40 years. He is a founding member of Bell, Davis & Pitt, along with Frank Bell and Bill Davis.

Wrennie’s practice concentrates on the representation of banks and financial institutions. He has significant experience assisting lenders of all sizes in the preparation of loan forms, loan documentation, and financing and collection of commercial loans. He has considerable experience with loan restructures, workouts and bankruptcies.

Believing that service to the community is an important part of one’s duty as a lawyer, Wrennie has been involved in a number of community organizations such as the YMCA, SciWorks and the Housing Authority of the City of Winston Salem.

Born and reared in Rocky Mount, Wrennie received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina, and his law degree from Wake Forest University. He enjoys spending time at his farm in Stokes County with his family.

Education

University of North Carolina (A.B., 1967)

Wake Forest University (J.D., 1971); Member, Wake Forest University Law Review (1970-71)

Bar & Court Admittance

1971, North Carolina

United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Professional & Community Activities

Current

Board of Commissioners, Housing Authority of Winston-Salem 

Winston Salem Rotary Club

Member and chair, N.C. Bankruptcy Section Council

Past

Chairman, Housing Authority of Winston-Salem

Vice president, Board of Governors, North Carolina Bar Association 

Board of directors, Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina 

Board of Governors, Piedmont Club

Adjunct Professor of Law, Debtor-Creditor Relations, Wake Forest University School of Law

Board of directors and past president, The Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County ("SCIWORKS")

Board of directors and past president, Metropolitan YMCA of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County

Board of directors, Central YMCA of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County

Awards

Business North Carolina magazine Legal Elite in Bankruptcy (2002-2017)

The Best Lawyers in America® (1995-2017); earning 20th anniversary plaque

The Best Lawyers in America® - Lawyer of the Year (2014) in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Laws

 

North Carolina Super Lawyers (2007- 2017)

AV® Preeminent™ Rating, Martindale-Hubbell