Al Lurey has been a partner in the firm since 1975. Mr. Lurey concentrates his practice on bankruptcy and insolvency matters.
Mr. Lurey is listed as Band 1 in the 2014 and the three immediately preceding editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Bankruptcy/Restructuring and has been listed in that publication each year since 2005. Mr. Lurey was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Bankruptcy Law for 2017 and each of the 33 years immediately preceding. He was named a 2015 "Atlanta Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Bankruptcy Litigation by The Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Lurey was recognized as one of Georgia's "Legal Elite" for Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights in Georgia Trend Magazine for 2015 and each of the six years immediately preceding. He was recognized as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" for Business Law in 2009, for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights Law in 2013 and each of the four years immediately preceding, and more recently for Business Bankruptcy in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Lurey has also been listed in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2014. He received the 2007 Atlanta Bar Association Bankruptcy Section David Pollard Achievement Award. Mr. Lurey has been named by Legal Media Group to its 2010 and 2012 Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.
Professional & Community Activities
American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
American Bar Association, Member
American College of Bankruptcy, Fellow
California Bar Association, Member
Emory Law School, Adjunct Professor
The Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, Inc., Former President and Chairman of the Board of Directors
State Bar of Georgia, Corporate and Banking Law Section, UCC Committee, Former Chairman