Walter G. Browning | Of Counsel

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Contracts & Business Issues
Mergers & Acquisitions


Walter is a well-versed business attorney with 45 years of legal experience. He has direct, hands-on experience in all aspects of corporate legal, governance, risk management, and compliance functions.

Prior to joining Stibbs & Co., Walter served as Deputy General Counsel for Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (CB&I), a top-10 international engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) public company. He has complete understanding of international contracts and transactions having represented clients globally, including the U.S., Canada, Central and South America, the Netherlands, U.K., Germany, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Japan, China, and Australia.

With his many years of experience across multiple industries, Walter brings a vast skill set to Stibbs & Co.



+ J.D., University of Alabama School of Law,
+ B.A., Birmingham-Southern College,


+ State Bar of Alabama

Professional Experience

+ 2018 - Present -
Stibbs & Co., P.C. – Of Counsel
+ 2002 - 2018 -
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V., Deputy General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel - Project Operations and Services, Senior Associate General Counsel - Corporate, Managing General Counsel and Secretary - Corporate and Compliance, Vice President General Counsel and Secretary, Associate General Counsel – Western Hemisphere
+ 1997 – 2002 -
Attorney in private practice, Mediator, and Consultant
+ 1976 – 1997 -
Rust International, Inc. (formerly The Rust Engineering Company), Vice President and Senior Vice President General Counsel, Associate and General Counsel
+ 1974 – 1976 -
SouthTrust (Wells Fargo) Bank, Legal Counsel - 1973 – 1974 - Johnston, Barton, Proctor & Rose Associate Attorney