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(312) 523–2106

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Walton Law Group LLC
161 N Clark St. , Ste. 1600
Chicago , IL 60601

Gordon Walton, JD


Mr. Walton served on the CGL Reporter Editorial Board from 2013 to 2018, where he added his environmental and toxic tort expertise by summarizing related cases. He is also author of an IRMI Insurance Law Essentials "Deep Dives" article: "Changing Themselves So That They Can Change the World—How Insurance Companies Can Revamp Their Approved Panel Counsel Lists To Eradicate Racial Injustice."

For over 20 years, he has represented and advised various insurance companies throughout the United States in insurance coverage disputes involving a wide range of complex matters arising under general liability, pollution legal liability, professional liability, excess liability, and umbrella liability policies. He has also provided strategic advice to clients on insurance coverage matters to help them manage risk.

Mr. Walton frequently counsels and represents nationally known manufacturers regarding a multitude of construction defect and toxic tort claims in some of the toughest jurisdictions in the country. He has handled numerous asbestos, benzene, diacetyl, mold, silica, and welding rod claims from inception through resolution, by litigation, settlement, mediation, or arbitration.

Mr. Walton has earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Chicago and a juris doctor degree from the John Marshall Law School. He is admitted to the Bar of Illinois and the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.