Emily Wall


Practice Areas & Concentrations

  • Representation of Chapter 7 Trustees in the liquidation and administration of bankruptcy estates
  • Representation of creditors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 and debtors in Chapter 7 and 11 cases

Education & Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyer Rising Stars, 2019-2021
  • J.D., Mississippi College School of Law, 2011, cum laude
    • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence, 2011
    • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference Award, 2011
    • Moot Court Board
      • Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Texas Elliot Cup Competition, 2010, 2011
      • National Bankruptcy Memorial Moot Court Competition, 2010, 2011
    • American Jurisprudence Awards: Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Legal Writing II, Professional Responsibility and Ethics, Children and the Legal System, Civil Law Obligations, Civil Law Successions and Donations, Oil and Gas Law
    • Louisiana Civil Law Certificate
  • B.A., Texas A&M University, 2008, cum laude
    • Certificate in Law, Politics and Society


  • State Bar of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court – Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 5th Circuit

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section
  • DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers (DAYBL)
    • Secretary, Board of Directors 2015–2016
  • John C. Ford American Inn of Court
  • Texas Aggie Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association (TMA) – Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter
    • Board Member
    • NextGen Committee
    • Inclusion Committee

Authorship & Speeches

  • Panelist, “Bankruptcy Complications in Federal Offshore Decommissioning,” Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, November 2020
  • Panelist, “How to Work With Difficult People,” Presentation to John C. Ford American Inn of Court, February 2020
  • Moderator, “Issues in Consumer and Small Business Chapter 7 Cases,” DBA Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section Meeting, November 2019
  • Speaker, “Receiverships in Texas and as a Remedy for Secured Creditors,” Texas Aggie Bar Association Annual Conference, March 2018
  • Speaker, “Numbers for Lawyers,” Starting Out Right Seminar, October 2017