Walter is among the attorneys at Stoll Keenon Ogden who have retired from the firm after many years of distinguished service. His successful career is testament to the broad-ranging depth of experience that drives SKO’s Legal Horsepower™. If you require assistance with matters relating to Business Torts, Business Litigation, Appellate, or Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits, we invite you to visit our Contact Us page.
Walter served as Stoll Keenon Ogden’s General Counsel and joined the firm’s Louisville office in 1984. He was also a Member of the Business Torts, Business Litigation, Appellate, and Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits practice groups.
As General Counsel, Walter represented the firm in dealing with its insurance carriers and in managing risks, which typically concerned conflicts and ethical issues affecting the practice of law.
Walter began his career as a labor and employment attorney. He represented employers in more than 50 union organizing drives and in countless cases before state and federal agencies. He defended employers against charges of sexual harassment, as well as age, race and sex discrimination claims.
Midway through his career, he expanded his practice to become an appellate and jury trial attorney. He represented clients in matters regarding commercial litigation, copyright infringement, insurance rehabilitation, public utility regulation, commercial and business torts, and elections. He also handled cases dealing with the First and 5th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
For his many legal accomplishments in state and federal courts across the nation, Walter was AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. He was also recognized as a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation.