Mathew Walker

Mathew L. Walker

Partner, Ontario

Practice Summary

Mathew Walker is a partner in the Ontario office of Cole & Huber LLP. His primary focus is general  liability and public entity defense.  He has been representing both public and private clients since 2003.

He specializes in all areas of civil litigation defense, including complex litigation, general liability, property casualty litigation and premises liability defending claims involving catastrophic injuries, wrongful death and paralysis. Mr. Walker has handled numerous cases by way of Mediation, Arbitration and Trial. As a result of successfully minimizing risk and exposure for his clients in a myriad of complex litigation cases, representing contractors in commercial and residential construction defect litigation, he has become an expert  regarding claims involving breach of contract, express indemnity, and various other tort claims.  Intertwined with general liability defense, Mr. Walker also represented numerous entertainers, promoters, and production companies in litigation stemming from claims involving live music and festivals, motorsports racing, and television, film and event production.

Prior to joining Cole Huber, Mathew was a partner in the San Bernardino office of  Lewis Brisbois and a member of the nationwide General Liability and Construction practices.  Mr. Walker is experienced in handling the following matters:

  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • General Liability
  • Construction
  • Professional Liability
  • Business/Commercial Litigation
  • Transportation

Education and Admissions

Mathew is admitted to practice in all state courts in the State of California, and in the United States District Court for the Eastern District,  Northern District, and Southern District of California.

Mathew attended Whittier Law School and received his Juris Doctor in 2002. While in law school he earned a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Civil Trial Advocacy. Prior to law school, he attended California State Polytechnic University, Pomona earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Professional Activities

Mr. Walker has acted as a mediator for the San Bernardino Superior Court.

Mr. Walker has been continually selected as a Rising Star by Southern California Super Lawyers (2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016).