Jillian K. Walton

Jillian K. Walton

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (412) 209-2537
Fax: (412) 209-2570

Primary Office

Pittsburgh
One PPG Place
Suite 3010
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Jillian K. Walton

Associate

Jillian K. Walton maintains a general litigation practice and handles a variety of matters for individuals, companies, and institutions of higher education involved in complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts. Her experience includes contract disputes, insurance disputes, environmental litigation and enforcement actions, and land use and zoning appeals. She also handles higher education matters, including conducting an internal investigation connected to compliance concerns, and cybersecurity matters, including internal investigations relating to business email compromise and cybersecurity risks relating to an IT service provider’s negligent performance.

Before joining the Firm, Jillian served as a law clerk to the Hon. Andrea M. Leahy on the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.

While earning her law degree, Jillian was a summer associate at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr. Jillian also interned in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland for the Hon. Catherine C. Blake and the Hon. Susan K. Gauvey. In addition, during her third year of law school, she acted as student counsel in the University of Baltimore's Civil Advocacy Clinic, where she represented clients in family law and civil rights cases. She has also handled immigration law matters during her work as a law clerk for a boutique immigration law firm as well as for Catholic Charities of Baltimore's Esperanza Center.

 

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Credentials and Accolades

Memberships and Affiliations

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
American Bar Association, Section of Science & Technology Law
Maryland State Bar Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

 

Education

J.D., summa cum laude, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2016

  • Articles Editor, University of Baltimore Law Forum
  • Team Captain, National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Team, 2014-2015
  • Heuisler Honor Society
  • Royal Shannonhouse Honor Society
  • Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honors Society
  • John and Frances Angelos Law Merit Scholarship

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010

Bar Admissions

Maryland
Not Admitted in Pennsylvania

Clerkships

Judge Andrea M. Leahy, Court of Special Appeals of Maryland

Jillian K. Walton maintains a general litigation practice and handles a variety of matters for individuals, companies, and institutions of higher education involved in complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts. Her experience includes contract disputes, insurance disputes, environmental litigation and enforcement actions, and land use and zoning appeals. She also handles higher education matters, including conducting an internal investigation connected to compliance concerns, and cybersecurity matters, including internal investigations relating to business email compromise and cybersecurity risks relating to an IT service provider’s negligent performance.

Before joining the Firm, Jillian served as a law clerk to the Hon. Andrea M. Leahy on the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.

While earning her law degree, Jillian was a summer associate at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr. Jillian also interned in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland for the Hon. Catherine C. Blake and the Hon. Susan K. Gauvey. In addition, during her third year of law school, she acted as student counsel in the University of Baltimore's Civil Advocacy Clinic, where she represented clients in family law and civil rights cases. She has also handled immigration law matters during her work as a law clerk for a boutique immigration law firm as well as for Catholic Charities of Baltimore's Esperanza Center.