Mark A. Black

markMark A. Black
Managing Partner and Senior Bankruptcy Attorney

Contact Info:
Phone: (540) 342-8116
Fax: (540) 343-2987


Focus:  Bankruptcy attorney, social security disability representative, tax resolution advocate, and estate planner

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.


  • 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)


  • Virginia State Bar
  • Roanoke Bar Association
  • Western Virginia Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Bankruptcy Section: Virginia State Bar
  • Board of Directors: Roanoke Jewish Federation


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