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Katherine S. Walton represents clients in a wide range of environmental matters. Katie leverages her strong commercial litigation background to represent her clients in environmental enforcement, citizen suit, and civil actions. Katie has extensive experience litigating disputes arising out of transactions involving contaminated properties. She has also represented parties in toxic tort litigation and in permit appeals. Drawing on her background in journalism, she communicates her clients’ positions precisely and persuasively.
Before joining Schiff Hardin, Katie was a litigation associate at an elite business law boutique and at the Chicago office of a top international law firm.
Chicago Bar Association, Environmental Law Committee
Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that 10 attorneys have been elected to its partnership, effective January 1, 2019.
The U.S. Supreme Court signaled that it remains concerned with the issue of administrative deference following its grant of certiorari last week to hear Kisor v. O’Rourke specific to the issue of whether the Court should overrule Auer v. Robbins and Bowles v. Seminole Rock & Sand Co.
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Katie has represented multiple pro bono clients in family law and immigration matters, including representing a client who was granted asylum on the basis of the political persecution she had suffered in her home country.