Focus: Mr. Laymon is an associate in the Bankruptcy and Reorganization Group, focusing on all phases of insolvency issues, including chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 of the code. He also litigates clients’ rights in federal and state courts and represents clients in business immigration matters.
Admitted: Mr. Laymon is admitted to practice in Virginia and Arizona and in the following courts: United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia; and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Expertise: Since joining Magee Goldstein Lasky & Sayers in 2008, Mr. Laymon represents clients with respect to creditors’ and debtors’ rights in bankruptcy litigation, commercial and consumer bankruptcy cases, workouts, commercial collections, and general business litigation. He has conducted foreclosures, negotiated asset sales relating to secured debt, and represented landlords and tenants in lease negotiations and litigation. Prior to joining MGLS, he served as a full-time law clerk in the 4th Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia, providing him with deep insight into the inner workings of Virginia’s state court system.
Recognition and community: Mr. Laymon has authored or co-authored several articles published by the VTLA Examiner and Environmental Law News and presented continuing legal education seminars. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Washington & Lee University School of Law, teaching a business bankruptcy law course and volunteer his time in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Education: Mr. Laymon graduated cum laude from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2007, where he was awarded the Roy L. Steinheimer Award for Excellence in Commercial Law. He was also editor-in-chief of the Environmental Law Digest, which produced the Environmental Law News for the Virginia State Bar. Mr. Laymon earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in 2003.
Personal: Mr. Laymon resides in Roanoke, Virginia, with his wife and children.