Walker W. Kinney











Walker joined James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP as an associate in the winter of 2017.

Walker is originally from La Grange, Tennessee. He graduated cum laude from Furman University with a B.A. in History in 2012. He then graduated cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2015 with a concentration in Business Transactions. While attending law school, he served as the Managing Editor of Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law and participated on the school’s Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Team.

Prior to joining the firm, Walker practiced in Knoxville where he gained a broad array of experience in mergers and acquisitions as well as other corporate transactions. 

Walker enjoys playing golf and is an avid sports fan. Walker currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.

Practice Areas

Representative Matters

  • Represented the owners of a utility and pipeline services company in the sale of a portion of their equity for consideration of just under $1 billion.
  • Represented the buyer in a $50 million acquisition of a pipeline and utility service company.
  • Represented the owners of an overhead roll-up door manufacturer in a $30 million stock sale.
  • Represented the owners of an IT staffing company in a $15 million asset sale.

Professional Organizations/Activities

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association


  • University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2015)
  • Furman University (B.A., History, cum laude, 2012)


  • Georgia, 2016
  • Tennessee, 2015

Administrative/Legal Assistant Contact

Name: Jordan Jenkins
Title: Legal Assistant
Phone: 404.844.2772

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