Walsh, Joseph A.
JOSEPH A. Walsh is a partner and vice chairman at Winston & Strawn LLP in the firm’s Chicago office.
Since joining the firm in 1977, Walsh has practiced exclusively in the corporate area, concentrating in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, as well as joint ventures for public and privately held companies.
He also practices in the area of securities law and has extensive experience in sports law and media law, handling the acquisitions of the San Francisco 49ers, Denver Nuggets, Chicago White Sox, and Montreal Canadiens, and numerous television stations and newspapers.
Walsh serves as a panel member of the American Association of Arbitrators and as a director for the Ireland Chamber of Commerce in the U.S.
He received a BA, with honors, from Indiana University in 1971 and a JD, magna cum laude, from Indiana University Law School in 1974.
Walsh is a second generation Irish American. His father's family hails from Kerry and his mother's from Dublin.
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