PETER L. WALTON was born in Watertown, New York. Mr. Walton attended St. Lawrence University, graduating cum laude. Mr. Walton attended law school at George Washington University, graduating with honors in 1992 and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1993. While in law school, Mr. Walton was a member of the George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics, and authored an article for that publication entitled, “Piracy of North Pacific Salmon: Economic Implications and Potential Solutions,” V. 25, George Washington Journal of International Law & Economics, 1992.
Since joining the Firm in 1992, Mr. Walton has practiced in the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group and has represented numerous defendants and plaintiffs in personal injury matters, property damage actions, land disputes, estate, and commercial matters. Mr. Walton’s primary focus at the current time is in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, representing both individuals and financial institutions. Mr. Walton also has an extensive Social Security disability practice and handles numerous state administration and litigation matters. Mr. Walton currently sits on the boards of the Samaritan Keep Home, the Samaritan Summit Village, the Henry Keep Home, and the Emma Schley Housing Development Fund Co., Inc. He formerly served on the boards of the Samaritan Medical Center, Community A.L. Corporation, and the Volunteer Center of Jefferson County, Inc.