Walter H. Lion

Walter H. Lion: Attorney with McLaughlin & Stern, LLP AV stamp icon
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Mr. Lion has spent over 25 years counseling clients in transactions and disputes involving corporate, financial, maritime and regulatory matters.

He advises international and domestic corporations on the application of United States laws and government regulations to their operations in the United States. He has extensive experience assisting clients in negotiation of international contracts, including financings, leases, joint ventures, sales and acquisitions.

Mr. Lion advises clients about trade and transportation regulation and related commercial matters. He advises clients regarding government relations and regulatory compliance in the United States.

Recently, Mr. Lion has represented a shipowning group in a series of financings to provide funding of over one billion dollars for acquisition of more than twenty ships under construction in shipyards in Europe and Asia.

Mr. Lion has received the highest rating of "AV" from Martindale-Hubbell.


-American Bar Association

-Association of the bar of the City of New York

-Federal Bar Council

-International Bar Association

-Maritime Law Association

Areas of Practice (5)

  • International Commercial Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Finance
  • Administrative Law
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(212) 448-6253  Phone
(212) 448-6267  Fax
University Attended:
Syracuse University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. Courts of Appeals, District of Columbia and Second Circuits; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; 1981, New York; 1979, District of Columbia; U.S. Supreme Court

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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New York, New York

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