Walton joined Procopio in July 2011 as Senior Counsel, after practicing from his own firm for many years in San Diego. Walton brings to the partnership a wealth of experience in corporate and commercial litigation, as well as in his specialty practice area of admiralty and maritime law. He is a trial attorney who has successfully presented many cases to juries and judges locally and elsewhere in California. Walton has also long been active in the community, and is currently a member of the Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego and of the Foundation Board of the Arc of San Diego.
"Ed’s professional achievements have been numerous and his community involvement abundant. He's a seasoned trial lawyer with the combination of legal and practical savvy that achieves great results for our clients. He exemplifies Procopio’s enduring commitment to combining superior client service with community participation," said Procopio Managing Partner Tom Turner. "He is a wonderful asset to our Litigation Team and the firm as a whole.”
Walton is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.