Paul Walker-Bright


Paul is Counsel in the Litigation & Disputes practice group. He concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation and insurance recovery for policyholders. Paul has obtained multimillion dollar recoveries on behalf of clients under a variety of insurance policies, including general liability, first-party property, professional liability, and directors & officers insurance.

Paul has represented companies from numerous industry sectors, including public utilities, oil, financial, transportation, retail, and industrial manufacturing, and his clients have ranged in size from Fortune 100 corporations to single-owner businesses. He has also counseled clients with respect to their insurance policy coverage and handled litigation involving environmental liability, toxic torts, and commercial disputes. Clients appreciate that he customizes his approach to meet their needs, always being mindful of cost sensitivities and time considerations. Paul also has represented clients in pro bono matters such as immigration asylum cases and wrongful conviction claims.

Recognized by Chambers USA 2007­–2017 as a leading lawyer in Insurance Recovery.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Co-chair of Property Insurance Law Subcommittee of ABA Insurance Coverage Committee