B. J. Walker

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B. J. focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, catastrophe management, and advising clients regarding compliance with workplace health and safety regulations.  He practices before courts around the country.

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B. J. focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, catastrophe management, and advising clients regarding compliance with workplace health and safety regulations.  He practices before courts around the country.

Experience

  • Counsel to companies in numerous state and federal class action cases
  • Counsel to health care companies in class action suits claiming illegal taxation, violation of privacy, unlawful trade practices
  • Represents clients in various construction and construction-defect related claims
  • Represents both corporate and individual clients in tax controversy suits involving federal and state taxation
  • Represents clients in onsite inspections by law and regulatory enforcement agencies following fatality and mass casualty incidents
  • Counsel to clients in defending state and federal OSHA citations, including defending willful and repeat citations in cases involving fatalities and mass casualties
  • Defense of clients in personal injury, wrongful death, and related litigation following workplace incidents

Honors

Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2008-2016

Affiliations

Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow

Pulaksi County Bar Association, President 2016-2017

American Bar Association

  • Member, Center for Human Rights Advisory Committee

Arkansas Bar Association

  • Past Chair, International and Immigration Law Section
  • Past Member Committee on the Modern Judiciary; Editorial Board for                                          Handbooks; Judicial Nominations and Modern Judiciary Committees

Education

University of Notre Dame, Juris Doctor

Washington and Lee University, Bachelor of Arts in history and politics

 

Admissions

Arkansas

Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas

Court of Federal Claims

Eighth, Eleventh, and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals

United States Supreme Court