Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP elected Edward C. Walton to the firm partnership, effective Jan. 1.
He joined Procopio in July 2011 as senior counsel, after practicing from his own firm for many years in San Diego.
A trial attorney, Walton brings a wealth of experience in corporate and commercial litigation, as well as in his specialty practice area of admiralty and maritime law.
Walton also is active in the community, and is currently a member of the board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego and of the Foundation Board of the Arc of San Diego.
"Ed’s professional achievements have been numerous and his community involvement abundant," said Procopio's managing partner Tom Turner. "He's a seasoned trial lawyer with the combination of legal and practical savvy that achieves great results for our clients. He exemplifies Procopio’s enduring commitment to combining superior client service with community participation.
"He is a wonderful asset to our litigation team and the firm as a whole.”