Walker is a first chair trial and appellate lawyer representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex, high-risk litigation. He has argued before federal and state appellate courts, and he has tried cases to verdict before federal and state courts and in FINRA arbitration.
Walker began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Kaye G. Hearn, Justice of the Supreme Court of South Carolina. After his clerkship, he joined a national litigation firm based in Dallas, Texas, where he worked up and tried complex asbestos exposure cases across the country on behalf of injured workers and their families. Walker then returned to South Carolina to join Willoughby & Hoefer. In 2023, Walker, Mitch Willoughby, and Andrew D’Antoni founded Willoughby Humphrey & D’Antoni to provide zealous, client-centric representation in complex disputes. Walker practices in the firm’s Charleston office where he focuses his practice on securities mismanagement and fraud, civil and class action litigation, general appellate litigation, and business law. He also has experience with maritime and logistics matters, serves as local counsel on a variety of cases, including asbestos, medical device, and construction matters, and routinely teaches continuing legal education classes on a wide range of topics.
Walker earned his bachelor’s degree with special attainments in commerce, magna cum laude, from Washington and Lee University in Virginia, where he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma. Walker was awarded his Juris Doctor degree, summa cum laude, from the Charleston School of Law.
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