Lawrence E. Wilk

Top rated Bankruptcy attorney in Phoenix, Arizona

Jaburg | Wilk
Lawrence E. Wilk
Jaburg | Wilk

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Real Estate

Licensed in Arizona since: 1980

Education: Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

Jaburg | Wilk

3200 North Central Ave.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012 Phone: 602-248-1000 Email: Lawrence E. Wilk Visit website


For more than three decades, Larry has represented creditors, trustees, receivers and debtors in significant bankruptcy cases in federal, state and bankruptcy courts.  His clients include banks, insurance companies, leasing companies and private parties with investments secured by real property, commercial equipment, accounts receivable and intangible property.  An experienced and adept negotiator, he has assisted in restructuring and working out non-performing loans for clients.  And, if the loans cannot be restructured, he has conducted hundreds of judicial and non-judicial foreclosures.  

Larry has unique expertise in both multi-level marketing and Ponzi schemes having represented court-appointed receivers to recovery significant monies invested through fraudulent schemes.  He has been pivotal in several of the largest fraud cases arising in Arizona which included real estate holdings, mortgage servicing, escrow, affinity investing and a multi-level marketing jewelry company.

First Admitted: 1980, Arizona

Professional Webpage:

  • Rated AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell, Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Phoenix Magazine - Top Lawyer Bankruptcy & Reorganization, 2022, Top Lawyer , Phoenix Magazine
  • Arizona Business Leader- Bankruptcy and Reorganization Law, AZ Big Media, 2019, 2020, Arizona Business Leader, AZ Big Media
  • Recognition of Excellence as Litigation Council of America Fellow, Fellow, Litigation Council of America
  • Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law Real Estate Law 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, Best Lawyers in America
  • American's Top 100 Attorneys - Lifetime Achievment, 2018
  • Named a 'Top 100 Lawyer in Arizona' by Arizona Business Magazine
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Fellow in Litigation Council of America
  • American Bankruptcy Institute,  Arizona Bankruptcy Inn of Court
  • State Bar of Arizona, Arizona Trustees Association
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Adjunct Professor at Arizona State University Law School focusing on foreclosure, receivership and the effects of bankruptcy
  • Board of Directors, Child Crisis Center
  • Past President and registered lobbyist for the Arizona Trustee's Association
  • Jaburg & Wilk Foundation
  • Past board member of Phoenix Regional Sports Commission
Educational Background:
  • Indiana University , 1977
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Office location for Lawrence E. Wilk

3200 North Central Ave.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

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