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.