Thomas D. Walker Partner

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Foreclosure


  • Tulane University B.A.
  • University of New Mexico School of Law JD

Bar Admissions

  • United States District Court District of New Mexico Member
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Member

Organizations & Awards

  • State Bar of New Mexico--Bankruptcy Section Board Member Bankruptcy Law Section Past Chair
  • American College of Bankruptcy Fellow 2020-PRESENT.
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Rating
  • Best Lawyers in America Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights
  • Super Lawyers Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights

THOMAS D. WALKER is a shareholder in the Albuquerque law firm of Walker & Associates, P.C., where he concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy law, commercial litigation and real estate law. He regularly represents businesses, individuals, committees and trustees in bankruptcy cases, and represents parties in business litigation and transactions, foreclosure actions, workout negotiations, real estate and lease negotiations and other commercial matters. Mr. Walker speaks frequently on bankruptcy and other business litigation topics.

He received an undergraduate degree in economics from Tulane University in 1981, attended the Institute of Political and Economic Studies in London, England, and received his J.D. degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1985. He has been a member of the State Bar of New Mexico since 1985 and is a member of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Walker is honored to be a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, having been conferred into the 31st Class of Fellows in March 2020.  The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary public service association of United States and international insolvency professionals who are invited to join as Fellows based on a proven record of the highest standards of expertise, leadership, integrity, professionalism, scholarship, and service to the bankruptcy practice and to their communities. For more information about the American College of Bankruptcy go to

Mr. Walker is a past chair of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the State Bar of New Mexico, and has served on its Board of Directors since 1990. He is “AV” peer-review rated in the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, is listed in Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights, was awarded Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in 2015 in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law for Albuquerque,  and is recognized as a SuperLawyer in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights in the SuperLawyers national corporate counsel edition and the Southwest edition.

Walker & Associates, P.C. is recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms” in New Mexico as published in U. S. News and World Report, and as among the “Best Law Firms” in Albuquerque in Best Lawyers in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law for Albuquerque.