Walt joined the firm in 2016, continuing his accomplished career serving banks and bank holding companies. Walt is a member of the Banking, Corporate Services and Mergers & Acquisitions practices, focusing on financial institutions law and regulation, corporate law, securities law, and chartering of financial institutions.
Walt is recognized among The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking & Finance Law and Financial Services Regulation Law and Kentucky Super Lawyers®. He is AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rates by Martindale-Hubbell®.
Before joining SKO, Walt was a member of another large Kentucky-based law firm. Previously, he was a commercial banker with First National Bank of Louisville. He also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Walt’s community involvement currently includes serving as a director of Peoples Exchange Bank of Beattyville and The Lexington Club, as well as the Banking Law Committee of the American Bar Association.