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Joshua R. Walker

Associate
Assistant
Debra Garner
D: 713.730.5108
dgarner@grayreed.com
Education
  • J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, 2004
  • B.S., Texas A&M University, 2001
Bar Admissions
  • Texas
  • Illinois, 2013, Active
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas

Joshua Walker is a commercial and civil litigator representing both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial, products liability, toxic tort, personal injury, oil & gas and construction law litigation. He also has experience designing and implementing programs to assist international corporations in complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act as well as represented clients who have been investigated by the Department of Justice. Josh currently serves as an Independent Hearing Examiner for the Texas Education Agency where he helps resolve disputes between school districts and teachers. His goal is to provide quality legal representation in the most cost effective manner possible.

Representative Experience

White Collar Crime/Criminal Law

  • Co-representation of company involved in an SEC investigation based on alleged violations of the FCPA, including successfully protecting the company from having to disclose confidential and proprietary documents related to its international business operations   
  • Represented international corporations in designing and implementing policies and procedures to prevent violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Successfully defended client who was being investigated by the Department of Justice for violations of the Securities & Exchange Act
  • Successfully obtained expunction of criminal records for multiple clients

Commercial Litigation/Construction Law

  • Obtained verdict for a client related to construction defects, including violations of The Residential Construction Liability Act
  • Successfully represented and defended one of the largest homebuilders in the State of Texas regarding claims associated with Chinese drywall

Serious Personal Injury/Wrongful Death/Products Liability

  • Successfully tried and obtained dismissal for client in products liability lawsuit
  • Obtained summary judgments in multiple cases involving serious personal injury and products/premises liability
  • Successfully represented and achieved dismissal in arbitration involving products liability
  • Successfully represented water filter manufacturer in claims involving alleged product defects
  • Successfully mediated numerous personal injury and commercial cases
  • Achieved successful resolutions for chemical and paint manufacturers in various commercial, products liability, and serious personal injury actions

Professional Activities, Memberships & Affiliations

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Safari Club - Lifetime Member
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Second Baptist Church
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Aggie Bar Association
  • Texas Education Agency