Cozen O’Connor: Walton, Jonathan

Jonathan Walton



(312) 474-1636

(312) 706-9777

Jonathan Walton practices in the areas of insurance coverage counseling and litigation, with a concentration on D&O liability, professional liability, employment practices liability and commercial general liability. He also defends architects and engineers in litigated matters.

Jonathan earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he served as a notes and comments editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review and as a Kent Legal Scholar. During law school, Jonathan served as a teaching assistant for Civil Procedure and Legal Writing. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.



Seven Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named To 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers Lists

January 24, 2019

Super Lawyers has named seven attorneys at Cozen O’Connor to its 2019 lists of top practitioners in Illinois.

Twelve Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named To 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers Lists

January 26, 2018

Super Lawyers has recognized 12 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2018 lists of top practitioners in Illinois, including Joe Tilson who was again named one of the "Top 100" Illinois Super Lawyers.

Thirteen Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers Lists

February 03, 2017

Super Lawyers represents the top five percent of all practicing lawyers in each state. The publishers of Super Lawyers identify preeminent attorneys based on surveys and interviews with thousands of attorneys, plus consideration of civic service and pro bono activities.


Creditor's Rights Chapter on Equitable Remedies Available to Judgment Creditors [Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education]

December 17, 2018

Jeff Greenspan, Jonathan Walton and Corey Hickman, of Cozen O'Connor's Chicago office, have co-authored a chapter in the 2019 Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) book entitled Creditors' Rights.

Policy Limits Demands and Time Limit Demands Duty to Settle [The Brief]

November 09, 2018

Gary Gassman, a member of firm's Global Insurance Department, and Jonathan Walton, an associate in the firm's Global Insurance Department, co-authored. "Policy Limits Demands and Time Limit Demands Duty to Settle."

Recent Developments in Alternative Dispute Resolution [ABA]

April 01, 2018

Jonathan Walton, of Cozen O'Connor's Global Insurance department, co-authored an article titled, "Recent Developments in Alternative Dispute Resolution" for the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal.

Recent Developments in Alternative Dispute Resolution [Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal]

April 20, 2016

Jonathan Walton of the Global Insurance Department co-authored this piece in the American Bar Association's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, discussing alternative dispute resolution.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

2016 PLRB Large Loss Conference

October 04, 2016 - Chicago, IL

2015 Casualty & Specialty Products Seminar

November 19, 2015 - New York, NY


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 2007

Awards & Honors

Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017-2019, Insurance

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court -- Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court -- Northern District of Illinois