Chairman, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP


J. Henry Walker has 25 years of experience in complex litigation matters both in private practice and as corporate counsel. He served as Kilpatrick Townsend’s managing partner before becoming chairman. Henry has been named a Best Lawyer in America for commercial litigation and is vice chair of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s Law and Judiciary Committee.  

Kilpatrick Townsend has received top ratings for diversity from Working Mother and MultiCultural Law magazines and achieved the Gold Standard from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum. Affinity groups and Heritage Months help educate staff about diversity, and a new program, Unconscious Bias Awareness, helps them challenge implicit bias. 

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2013)
Fellows nominated: 
2016: Adria Perez; 2015: Jamie Graham; 2014: Yendelela Neely Anderson; 2013: Kandace Patton Watson; 2012: Robbin S. Rahman

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2015: Tomi Ajibodu; 2012: Sara Fon, Rukayatu Tijani

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2016, 2015, 2014)


Member: J. Henry Walker, IV, Susan Spaeth

Diversity Professionals: Lynda Murray-BlairTina McKeonTy Lord