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Litigation: Securities - Illinois
"A gentleman, a scholar and a zealous advocate for his clients.""A legendary securities litigator who lives up to his moniker - a great asset in the area."
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WALTER CARLSON regularly serves as lead counsel in securities litigation, shareholder derivative suits, M&A litigation and defense of SEC enforcement matters. He has first-chaired major matters in state and federal courts across the country for more than 25 years. He served as co-head of the firmwide Securities and Shareholder Litigation practice area team for many years and as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee from 2002–2018.
Walter’s experience and successes have been recognized in Chambers USA in Litigation since 2003, in The Legal 500 US for many years, in Benchmark Litigation since 2008 and in Best Lawyers since 2006. Walter has been recognized as “Securities Lawyer of the Year for Illinois” by Best Lawyers and is recognized for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation – Securities, and Commercial Litigation.