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John J. Dyer focuses his practice on lending and financial transactions, including asset-based lending, debtor-in-possession financing, and secured and unsecured commercial loans. He has experience in representing banks and non-bank lending institutions with respect to syndicated and single-lender credit facilities. John is experienced in representing lenders with respect to debtor-in-possession financing and exit financing in bankruptcy and pre-bankruptcy loan workout situations.


  • Asset-based lending
  • Debtor-in-possession financing
  • Financial restructuring


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America 
    • Banking and Finance Law, 2023-2024
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2024
  • Member, Winning Team, Turnaround Management Association, “TMA Annual Turnaround/Transaction of the Year Award,” 2021
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Georgia Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2011-2015
  • Listed, Georgia Trend magazine "Legal Elite," 2013
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy, 2013
  • Recognized, Atlanta Business Chronicle, "Dealmakers," April 16, 2009
  • Board Member, Commercial Finance Association, Atlanta Chapter


  • J.D., cum laude, Georgia State University College of Law, 2002
    • Associate Lead Articles Editor, Georgia State University Law Review
    • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence
    • Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund Scholarship
  • B.A., Longwood University, 1998
  • Hon. Joyce Bihary, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2002-2005
  • Georgia