J. Craig Walker

Partner at K&L Gates LLP

J. Craig Walker

J. Craig Walker

Partner at K&L Gates LLP

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Managing Partner, Charleston Office at K&L Gates LLP

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Vice President-General Counsel at Hecla Mining Co.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The InterTech Group, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at LKQ Corp.

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Director at First Reinsurance Holdings, Inc.

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Treasurer at The Trident CEO Council

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Chief Executive Officer at Charleston Commissioner of Public Works (South Carolina)

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Editor-in-Chief at Defense Research Institute, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Daniel Island Community Fund

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Deputy Executive Director at Defense Research Institute, Inc.

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J. Craig Walker
Partner at K&L Gates LLP
Education
J.D.
Class of 1993

The University of South Carolina School of Law, also known as South Carolina Law or SC Law, is one of the professional schools of the University of South Carolina. South Carolina Law was founded in 1867 in Columbia, South Carolina and is the only public and non-profit law school in the state of South Carolina. The school has been accredited by the American Bar Association since 1925 and has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools since 1924.[

B.A. in Economics & English
Class of 1986

Clemson University is an American public, coeducational, land-grant and sea-grant research university located in Clemson, South Carolina, United States. Founded in 1889, Clemson University consists of five colleges: Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; Architecture, Arts and Humanities; Business and Behavioral Sciences; Engineering and Science; and Health, Education and Human Development.

Memberships
Member
Current

Continuing legal education on matters of legal liability, claims against individuals, companies, non-profits, and governmental entities, both insured and self-insured. Annual meeting and periodic webinars for training and continuing legal education.

Career History
Partner
Prior - 2009

Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLC provide legal services. It specializes in corporate, financial and intellectual property law. The company clients include from the industries such as manufacturing, financial services and technology. Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLC was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Partner
Current

K&L Gates comprises approximately 2,000 lawyers globally who practice in fully integrated offices located on five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

South Carolina Liaison
2005 - Current

DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Membership in DRI provides access to resources and tools for attorneys who strive to provide high-quality, balanced and excellent service to their clients and corporations. DRI is host to more than 25 substantive committees whose focus is to develop ongoing and critical dialogue about areas of practice. DRI provides access to resources and tools to grow your practice – members can search a database of more than 65,000 experts, attend renowned CLE seminars, conferences and webcasts, network with 22,000+ like-minded defense practitioners and more. DRI has served the defense bar for more than 50 years and focuses on five main goals: Education: To teach and educate and to improve the skills of the defense law practitioner Justice: To strive for improvement in the civil justice system Balance: To be a counterpoint to the plaintiff's bar and seek balance in the justice system in the minds of potential jurors and on all fields where disputes are resolved Economics: To assist members in dealing with the economic realities of the defense law practice, including the competitive legal marketplace Professionalism and Service: To urge members to practice ethically and responsibly, keeping in mind the lawyer's responsibilities that go beyond the interest of the client to the good of American society as a whole.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Trustees
2011 - Current

The Porter-Gaud School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school in Charleston, in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Porter-Gaud has an enrollment of some 950 students, comprising an elementary school, middle school, and high school, and is located on the banks of the Ashley River. The school has historic ties to the Episcopal Church. Porter-Gaud was formed in July 1964 from the merger of three schools: The Porter Military Academy (founded 1867), the Gaud School for Boys (founded 1908), and the Watt School (founded 1931). The legal name of the institution remains The Porter Academy.

Member, Board of Directors
2009 - Current

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce is distinguished as the first municipal Chamber of Commerce in the United States and the longest continually operating business membership association. Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce was established in 1773,

Member, Employment Law Committee
2005 - Current

DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Membership in DRI provides access to resources and tools for attorneys who strive to provide high-quality, balanced and excellent service to their clients and corporations. DRI is host to more than 25 substantive committees whose focus is to develop ongoing and critical dialogue about areas of practice. DRI provides access to resources and tools to grow your practice – members can search a database of more than 65,000 experts, attend renowned CLE seminars, conferences and webcasts, network with 22,000+ like-minded defense practitioners and more. DRI has served the defense bar for more than 50 years and focuses on five main goals: Education: To teach and educate and to improve the skills of the defense law practitioner Justice: To strive for improvement in the civil justice system Balance: To be a counterpoint to the plaintiff's bar and seek balance in the justice system in the minds of potential jurors and on all fields where disputes are resolved Economics: To assist members in dealing with the economic realities of the defense law practice, including the competitive legal marketplace Professionalism and Service: To urge members to practice ethically and responsibly, keeping in mind the lawyer's responsibilities that go beyond the interest of the client to the good of American society as a whole.

Transactions
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Hecla Mining Co. purchases Klondex Mines ULC

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Hecla Mining Co. purchases Mines Management, Inc.

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LKQ Corp. purchases The Coast Distribution System, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the South Carolina Bar
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