Gil Walton


(510) 906-4907 | gwalton@nortonlaw.com | VCF

Gil Walton is an associate at The Norton Law Firm. Before joining the firm, Gil worked as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Gerald B. Tjoflat of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, as well as a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Hogan Lovells. Gil graduated from Stanford Law School, where he was a member of the executive board of the Stanford Law Review. As a law student, he worked in Stanford’s Religious Liberty Clinic, where he and other students successfully represented a prisoner seeking religious accommodation before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Gil earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama. There, he was a scholarship athlete on the University’s track and field and cross country teams. Gil represented the Crimson Tide in multiple Southeastern Conference and NCAA Regional championships, and he was named to the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll every season he competed. Gil graduated summa cum laude with a degree in English, was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, and was selected for membership into the Anderson Society, a leadership organization recognizing students who made significant contributions to the University of Alabama.


  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 2018
  • The University of Alabama, B.A. English, summa cum laude, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia


  • The Hon. Gerald B. Tjoflat, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit