Walter L. Floyd

Top rated personal injury attorney in St. Louis, Missouri

The Floyd Law Firm, P.C.
Walter L. Floyd
The Floyd Law Firm, P.C.

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Medical malpractice, Aviation & aerospace; view more

Licensed in Missouri since: 1959

Education: Saint Louis University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022

The Floyd Law Firm, P.C.

8151 Clayton Road
Suite 202
St. Louis, MO 63117 Visit website


From his law office in St. Louis, Missouri, The Floyd Law Firm, P.C., attorney Walter L. Floyd devotes his practice exclusively to personal injury law. He and his law firm serve clients throughout the St. Louis metro area and the rest of Missouri, as well as in Illinois, with their legal claims involving motor vehicle accidents, dangerous property conditions, defective products, medical malpractice and other similar claims.

Widely regarded as one of the top personal injury lawyers in the United States, Mr. Floyd has helped thousands of individuals and families secure fair and just restitution for the damages and losses they incurred as the result of another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

Certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Mr. Floyd is passionate about helping his clients restore their lives, and he fights hard to protect their rights and interests while helping them recover the maximum amount of compensation possible. From this dedication to his clients' needs and his competency as an attorney, Mr. Floyd has achieved a 98 percent success rate for the cases he has handled.

Mr. Floyd began his legal career in 1959 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law and his license to practice from The Missouri Bar. He also received his license to practice from the Illinois State Bar Association in 1959, and in 1976, the U.S. Supreme Court admitted him to practice.

A consummate professional, Mr. Floyd is very active in his legal community, and he is a member of The Missouri Bar, the American Association for Justice, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

He is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers, which has named him as one of the Top 100 trial lawyers in the country, and he is a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, which has rated him among the Nation's Top One Percent of trial lawyers. In addition, he also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Aviation and aerospace

Focus areas

Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Premises liability - plaintiff, Medical malpractice, Aviation accidents - plaintiff

  • 60% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 10% Aviation and aerospace

First Admitted: 1959, Missouri

Professional Webpage:

  • Rated within the top 100 trial lawyers in the USA by The National Trial Lawyers
  • Ranked as Nation's Top One Percent by National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015 and 2016
  • “A” Rating, the highest rating possible by Martindale-Hubble
  • Rated in the top 1% of trial lawyers by National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Recognized by Missour Super Lawyers®
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1980
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Member
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Member
  • Missouri, 1959
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Illinois, 1959
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976
  • Missouri Bar Association, Member
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Lecturer, American Trial Lawyers

Office location for Walter L. Floyd

8151 Clayton Road
Suite 202
St. Louis, MO 63117

Phone: 314-863-4114


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022

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