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Two Prudential Plaza, 180 N. Stetson Ave.
47th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601 | Main 312.471.2900

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Two Prudential Plaza, 180 N. Stetson Ave.
47th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601 | Main 312.471.2900

Built on Relationships
and Integrity

Walker Morton LLP is a full-service law firm providing
premier legal services to publicly and privately held companies,
not-for-profits, public sector entities and individuals. contact»

Built on Relationships
and Integrity
Walker Morton LLP is a full-service law firm providing premier legal services to publicly and privately held companies, not-for-profits, public sector entities and individuals. contact»
We are pleased to announce the opening of Walker Morton LLP. Our law offices are located on
the 47th Floor of Two Prudential Plaza in Chicago, Illinois. CONTACT»
We are pleased to announce the opening of Walker Morton LLP. Our law offices are located on the 47th Floor of Two Prudential Plaza in Chicago, Illinois. CONTACT»

About the Firm

Walker Morton LLP is a full service law firm supporting a broad industry and client base. Many of our business clients have household names and have partnered with us for years, including corporations with various employment structures.  We are leaders in each of the areas we practice, including corporate, employment and labor law, capital markets, estate and trust administration, investment funds, litigation, dispute resolution, real estate and tax. Through our decades of combined experience, Walker Morton LLP distills the critical ingredients our clients deserve into a powerful package of exceptional skill, responsiveness, smart staffing and tremendous value.

Leadership

LEADERSHIP

DIANE GIANOS WALKER | Managing Partner, Principal
Ms. Gianos Walker brings more than 25 years of experience serving as counsel to management for employers of all sizes, including Fortune 100 companies, closely held businesses, nonprofit organizations and partnerships.  Named to Illinois Super Lawyer six times since 2008, Leading Lawyer in 2014 and 2015, and Leading Women Lawyer, Ms. Gianos Walker has extensive litigation and representation experience involving wrongful termination and discrimination allegations, retaliatory discharge actions, non-compete/trade secret claims, breach of contract, wage and hour audits and disputes, occupational safety and health audits and issues and tortious interference claims in federal and state courts and before governmental agencies such as The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor.  In addition to traditional litigation matters, Ms. Gianos Walker routinely counsels employers on statutory compliance, affirmative action programs, union avoidance techniques, collective bargaining and arbitration matters, employee handbooks, plant closings and relocations, employment contracts and other employment issues.

PAUL K. MORTON | Principal
Mr. Morton has over two decades of experience structuring and negotiating transactions for large cap, middle market and emerging companies across industry groups, providing advice on transactional and non-transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, debt financings, private placements, intellectual property licensing, distribution and supply contracts,  management compensation and equity arrangements, company formation, partnership and stockholder agreements, and the mediation and arbitration of disputes.  Mr. Morton regularly serves as outside general counsel to clients, offering guidance on corporate development, restructurings and, on occasion, crisis management. Representative clients of Mr. Morton include investment management firms, family offices, private education companies, foundations and non-profits,  healthcare technology and services businesses, private equity firms, senior executives, medical device, consumer products and industrial machinery manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and institutional lenders.

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