Ryan A. Walton

Associate

Houston
T +1.713.646.1378
F +1.713.751.1717

Overview

Ryan Walton’s practice includes complex commercial litigation with a focus on handling wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases stemming from product defects, matters involving heavy construction equipment and automobiles, business torts and breach of contract actions. Ryan also acts as local counsel defending insurance carriers in hundreds of National Flood Insurance Act and Standard Flood Insurance Policy disputes in state and federal courts. Ryan’s legal background is diverse and he provides practical solutions for his clients issues so that they may achieve their ultimate business goals.

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Commercial Litigation
  • Represents a Fortune 100 heavy equipment manufacturer in cases involving product liability, breach of contract and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act allegations.
  • Defended a Fortune 100 Company against a potential nine figure breach of contract claim. Obtained a favorable summary judgment on behalf of client.
Product Liability
  • Represented one of the world’s largest automobile suppliers in product liability cases involving issues of contract, warranty and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
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Experience

Commercial Litigation
  • Represents a Fortune 100 heavy equipment manufacturer in cases involving product liability, breach of contract and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act allegations.
  • Defended a Fortune 100 Company against a potential nine figure breach of contract claim. Obtained a favorable summary judgment on behalf of client.
  • Member of team representing Irving H. Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as court-appointed counsel.
  • Represented one of the country’s leading financial institutions in a mortgage dispute with the United States Department of Justice and the New York attorney general’s office, ultimately minimizing damages.
  • Member of the team that represented a well-known European aircraft manufacturer in an antitrust matter.
Product Liability
  • Represented one of the world’s largest automobile suppliers in product liability cases involving issues of contract, warranty and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
Debt Collection and Creditors Rights
  • Represented a national solid waste services company and a major electric motor manufacturer in collection of unpaid services.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association

Publications

Alerts

Community

  • Habitat for Humanity: Volunteer (2012 to 2013)

Pro Bono

  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers
  • Veteran's Clinic
  • Legal Lines

Admissions

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • Texas
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 2007; Southern Regional Black Law Students Association: Attorney General, Parliamentarian; Thomas Moore Inn of Court; Loyola University New Orleans Black Law Students Association: Vice President
  • B.S., Florida A&M University, 1999, cum laude