William M. Walker

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Biography

William (Bill) Walker represents domestic and overseas corporations in all aspects of business and commercial litigation, including in California state and U.S. federal courts and in domestic and international arbitrations. 

Bill has also assisted and coordinated the successful prosecution and defense of lawsuits in Germany and Greater China, and has substantial experience in large disputes proceeding concurrently in U.S. and foreign courts. He speaks German and Mandarin.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Pacific Council on International Policy
  • Past Executive Secretary, Los Angeles Committee on Foreign Relations (an affiliate of the Council on Foreign Relations)
  • Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member, Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association
  • Member, German American Business Association
  • Adjunct Professor of Public International Law, International Business Transactions, and International Human Rights, Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1991-1999

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Assistant Scoutmaster, Boy Scout Troop 223, Pacific Palisades, California
  • Member, Elder and Deacon, Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Church
  • Highland bagpipe player in bagpipe bands at U.S. and Scottish competitions, including four times at the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, Scotland

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • New York University School of Law  (J.D., 1988)
  • University of California, Davis  (B.A., summa cum laude, 1985)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • International Relations and German Literature Majors
  • National Taiwan Normal University  (1984)
    • Mandarin Training Center

Languages

  • German
  • Mandarin Chinese