Will Esser focuses his practice primarily on commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, foreclosures, loan workouts and loan sales. He has successfully represented lenders, loan servicers, landlords, municipal governments, creditors’ committees, receivers and investment companies in federal and state court lawsuits, bankruptcies, arbitrations and restructurings.
Mr. Esser is certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission (NCDRC) as a Superior Court mediator. He also serves as a co-chair of Parker Poe’s Financial Services Litigation team and head of Parker Poe’s North Carolina foreclosure practice. He served as chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee from 2013 through 2016.
Mr. Esser is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Fourth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits, as well as the federal district and bankruptcy courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina.
Prior to joining Parker Poe, Mr. Esser served as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul J. Kelly on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.