Mr. Walton is a trial lawyer. Ed has successfully conducted numerous jury and bench trials, arbitrations, and mediations in various courts and tribunals. Ed has substantial experience in litigation, appellate advocacy, and advising clients in various areas including corporate, partnership, civil fraud, real estate, general commercial, business torts, creditors’ remedies, construction, environment, energy, property, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, unfair competition, employment, professional liability, technology and software, personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, and admiralty and maritime.
Ed is admitted to practice in all California State trial and appellate courts, including the Supreme Court of the State of California, as well as all Federal District trial courts sitting in California, the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the US Supreme Court. He is also Certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Admiralty and Maritime Law.
•AmLaw Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law, 2018
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
•Southern California’s Top Rated Lawyers
•“Top Lawyers,” San Diego Magazine, 2013-2018
•Wolfe, Eli. “Consolidations in Shipping Industry Threaten Maritime Legal Work,” Daily Journal, December 5, 2016
Walton, Edward C., Some Key Considerations for the Prudent Prospective Yacht Owner, Procopio, April 28, 2018. (en espanol)
•American Bar Association
•American Inns of Court - William L. Todd, Jr. Chapter
•Association of Business Trial Lawyers of San Diego
•Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego - Board of Directors
•San Diego County Bar Association
•San Diego Habitat for Humanity - Board of Directors, Project Director for blitz build (1990)
•The Arc of San Diego - Board of Directors (since 1997), Chairman (2002-2009)
•The Maritime Law Association of the United States - Proctor in Admiralty
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