Attorney John R. Walker has joined Kelley Kronenberg, a national, full-service law firm, as a Partner in the Houston office. Mr. Walker focuses his practice on the defense of claims brought under the Longshore and Harbor Act, the Defense Base Act (DBA), the Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) Instrumentalities Act, the Jones Act, and General Maritime and Admiralty Law.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Walker focused on First Party Insurance Defense and Maritime and Admiralty suits in both state and federal court. He has published several legal articles in the Corporate Counsel Review and is a frequent lecturer at continuing education courses for insurance carriers, as well as at seminars on civil litigation matters.
Mr. Walker earned his undergraduate degree from Baylor University, and his juris doctor from South Texas College of Law, where he participated in the South Texas Law Review. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and is admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits and the U.S. Court of International Trade.