George Walker is a member in the Firm’s Mobile office. His litigation practice and experience encompasses a wide variety of litigation areas, including product liability litigation; toxic tort litigation; banking practices and conduct litigation; commercial litigation; and employment discrimination litigation.
Mr. Walker has tried (and prosecuted/defended the appeals of) numerous jury and non-jury cases throughout Alabama and in Mississippi and Northwest Florida in both state and federal courts, representing banks, doctors, product manufacturers and distributors, insurance agents, employers, insurance companies, and airlines. The Representative and Reported Cases list reflects the variety of his litigation practice over the last 41 years. In addition, he has counseled clients in all of these areas on ways in which litigation might be avoided.
Mr. Walker has also frequently written and spoken extensively on litigation topics. He has written on topics as diverse as the award of attorneys’ fees, junk science, closing arguments, proximate cause, expert witnesses, and employment torts for such publications as the Alabama Lawyer, the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Journal, DRI’s For the Defense, and the Newsletters of the DRI Committees. In addition, he has spoken at meetings of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, the DRI Trial Tactics Committee seminars, the Environmental Law Section of the Alabama State Bar, and the Mobile Bar Association Bench and Bar Conference.
Mr. Walker is a member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association, as well as a member of and a former Director for the Defense Research Institute, as well as its Product Liability, Professional Liability, Medical Liability, Commercial Litigation, Trial Tactics, and Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committees. He is a member and Past President of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. He is recognized in the book The Best Lawyers in America, and is also recognized as an Alabama Super Lawyer. He was a sustaining member of the Product Liability Advisory Council from 1999 to 2015 and participated in its Amicus Curiae Program. Outside of his practice of law, Mr. Walker serves as a Director Emeritus and as a former President of the Alabama Golf Association. From 1993 until 2011, Mr. Walker served on the Board of Trustees at the University of Montevallo and as the Chair of the Board from 2006 until 2011.