B. George WalkerCounsel
B. George Walker concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation. He has prosecuted and defended against complex theories of liability from pleading to verdict, litigated and appealed novel issues, and coordinated complex and sophisticated e-discovery efforts. Mr. Walker also has substantial experience litigating contested bankruptcy issues and arbitrating cases brought before the AAA and FINRA. Mr. Walker has also defended catastrophic injury and wrongful death lawsuits, including those asserting specialized products liability claims.
Nova Southeastern University, J.D., summa cum laude
Sources Editor, Nova Law Review
Recipient, Goodwin Fellowship
Highest Honor Pro Bono Award
The American University, B.A. International Studies
Mr. Walker is admitted to practice in Florida and Texas.
Few Protections, 32 NOVA L. REV. 633 (2008)
Cloned Foods, 14 J. TECH. L. POL 29 (2009)
- Won $500,000 award in AAA arbitration involving complex contract; fraudulent transfer; and successor-liability claims.
- Defended company against Lanham Act trademark claims filed by global competitor, resulting in a complete voluntary dismissal and abandonment of all claims after two years of hotly-contested litigation.
- Defended catastrophic premises-liability claim against private property owner filed after disaster, through novel sovereign-immunity defense after appeal, linking actions of federal government offsite, to onsite contractors after disaster.
- Obtained injunctive relief ultimately resulting in award exceeding $10 million dollars in Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) suit against rogue manager of foreign hedge fund’s U.S. assets.
- Prevailed at trial on behalf of U.K. company, securing judgment piercing the corporate veil of publicly-traded defendant predicated on fraud, proved through forensic analysis of financial transactions, and leveraging whistleblower.
- Represented largest creditor in bankruptcy arising from collapse of billion-dollar Ponzi scheme, including ancillary fraud suit against bank; adversary-bankruptcy proceedings; and restitution proceedings initiated by U.S. District Attorney.
- Prevailed in FINRA defense of Fortune 500 company and broker selling insurance products and securities.
- Defended accounting firm in SEC/PCAOB inquiry into Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, resulting in “no action” decision.
- Obtained summary judgment in defense of broker accused of fraudulently misrepresenting nature of investments.
- Represented Fortune 500 company in suit with global suppliers and U.S. OEM, while addressing federal NHTSA inquiry.