Georgianne M. Walker - Partner

Georgianne came to May Oberfell Lorber as a law clerk in 2000.  She earned her J.D. at Valparaiso University School of Law in 2001.  Georgianne is licensed in both Indiana (2001) and Michigan (2002). Georgianne practices primarily in litigation, counseling and representing clients in medical malpractice and wrongful death claims, commercial litigation matters, shareholder disputes, employment litigation, and trust and estate litigation. Georgianne also serves on the Firm's Executive Committee. Georgianne was previously an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School where she taught a Deposition Skills course for five years.  Georgianne’s compassion for animals is evident in her volunteer work with Chesapeake Bay Retriever Relief and Rescue, and her previous service on our local Zoo Board, where she served on the Zoo's Executive Committee.  In her free time, she enjoys live music, watching college basketball, lifting weights, and hiking with her friends and family, including her Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Fenwick.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Business
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Family and Domestic
  • Employment Litigation
Professional Achievements
  • Obtained a favorable $18.5 million verdict in a commercial litigation/breach-of-warranty case
Professional Affiliations
  • St. Joseph County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Certified member of the House of Delegates of the Indiana State Bar Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  Civic Involvement
  • Volunteer, Chesapeake Bay Retriever Relief and Rescue
  • Member, Achievement Forum, Inc.
  • Member, Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Committee Member, Insurance Defense Section (DTCI)
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Former Assistant Adjunct Professor, University of Notre Dame
  • Member, Women Business Owners of Michiana
  • Member, M.R. Falcons Nest 4

Georgianne's Insights

DOES A GENERAL CONTRACTOR OWE A DUTY OF CARE TO AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AND/OR ITS EMPLOYEES?
December 7, 2017

Generally speaking, Indiana law provides that a general contractor does not owe an outright duty of [...]
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Can An Insurer Be Liable For Bad Faith When There Was No Coverage Available Under The Policy?
November 4, 2014

South Bend / Mishawaka, IN – An insurer denies a claim and the court agrees there is no [...]
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Georgianne M. Walker
Partner

(574) 243-4100

gwalker@maylorber.com

Admissions

  • State of Indiana
  • State of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan

Education

  • B.S. in Economics from Indiana University South Bend, 1998
  • J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law, 2001

Personal snapshot

  • Over 17 years of trial/courtroom experience, including over 25 Jury trials
  • Zealous animal lover/advocate
  • IU fan

Georgianne's Insights

DOES A GENERAL CONTRACTOR OWE A DUTY OF CARE TO AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AND/OR ITS EMPLOYEES?
December 7, 2017

Generally speaking, Indiana law provides that a general contractor does not owe an outright duty of [...]
Read more >

Can An Insurer Be Liable For Bad Faith When There Was No Coverage Available Under The Policy?
November 4, 2014

South Bend / Mishawaka, IN – An insurer denies a claim and the court agrees there is no [...]
Read more >

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