Dennis Meir concentrates his practice on bankruptcy and insolvency matters. Mr. Meir has had significant involvement in representation of debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, and trustees. Mr. Meir has appeared on behalf of the firm's clients in bankruptcy courts in Georgia, California, New York, Delaware, Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Indiana, Kansas, Arizona, Michigan, and other states as well.

Mr. Meir has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law in 2017 and each of the 21 years preceding. He is also listed in the 2014 and the five years immediately preceding editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Bankruptcy/Restructuring Law and recognized as one of Georgia Trend's "Legal Elite" in 2009 and 2011. He was recognized in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013 as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, and most recently in 2014 and 2015 in Business Bankruptcy, by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Meir was listed in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for 2009 and 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 Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member

Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section, Member

State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Law Section, Member and Former Chairman


  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (1972)
    cum laude
  • Amherst College (1967)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (1972)


  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Who We Are

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
t +1 404.815.6364
f +1 404.541.3304

Dennis S. Meir

Experience Highlights

Chapter 11 case for asset-backed security holders
Represented asset-backed security holders in Chapter 11 case filed in Oklahoma.  Resulted in confirmed plan providing substantial returns to security more
National bankruptcy counsel for savings and loan institution
Represented one of the largest savings and loan institution as national bankruptcy counsel. As counsel to this S&L, the firm performed a wide more
Co-counsel to Tort Claimants' Committee in one of the largest mass tort Chapter 11 cases
The firm served as co-counsel to the Tort Claimants' Committee in one of largest mass tort Chapter 11 cases ever filed. A reorganization more