Walker R. Lawrence
Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017 and 2018
Illinois Super Lawyer 2020 and 2021
Walker works with his client’s most sensitive situations and is a key trusted advisor on mergers, acquisitions, financing, shareholder and partner investments, buyouts, executive employment, business agreements, and risk mitigation. Walker also provides ongoing proactive counseling to businesses to help manage their relationship with their employees to mitigate risk and retain key talent. He works with his clients to mitigate the wide-ranging pitfalls of employment law to handle sensitive investigations, protect trade secrets, implement proactive employment policies and procedures, and avoid distractions created by wage and hour claims, discrimination complaints, and government investigations. When litigation cannot be avoided, Walker zealously advocates for his clients in Federal and state court, arbitration, and administrative hearings.
Walker also represent C-Suite executives at publicly traded and privately held businesses to negotiate executive compensation agreements, non-compete agreements, separation agreements, and complicated equity incentive programs.
John Marshall Law School, J.D., magna cum laude 2008
University of Denver, B.A. (Music)
Courts and Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Walker enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys and cooking whatever is in season.
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