Our Team

Our experienced attorneys are successful and effective advocates. Clients meet directly with their attorney in a close, professional relationship. We strive for a personal touch in representing clients. Satisfying our clients is our number one priority.

Mark A. Black

Senior Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, and Disability Attorney

Contact Info:

Phone: (540) 342-8116
Fax: (540) 731-3319
E-mail: mblack@bwlawplc.com


  • Washington University in St. Louis, J.D. (1977)
    Senior Editor, Law Review
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A. (1974; magna cum laude)
    Member of Phi Beta Kappa
Work Experience:
  • Brumberg, Mackey & Wall, P.L.C. (1998- present)
    Principal and managing partner (August 2000-present)
  • Waldvogel, Poe & Cronk Commercial Real Estate Group (1995-1998)
  • Officer, director, and general counsel of regional retail chain (1981-1996)
  • Atlanta law firm of Aynes and Black (1978-1980)

Assisting individuals and small businesses in identifying and resolving financial difficulties and challenges, Mark Black focuses his practice as a bankruptcy attorney representing  debtors and creditors in chapter 7, chapter 13, and chapter 11; as a claimant’s  representative for those clients who were initially denied social security disability or supplemental security income benefits; as a taxpayer advocate for clients facing federal or state tax liens and levies; as a debtor advocate for clients facing creditor garnishments, vehicle repossessions, or home foreclosures; and as an estate planner guiding clients through the preparation of wills, trust agreements, powers of attorney, and advanced medical directives.


  • Virginia State Bar
  • Board of Directors: Roanoke Jewish Federation and Temple Emanuel