U.S. Trust has added several new private client advisors.

William Colin Walker joins U.S. Trust at their office in Palm Beach, Fla., the firm says. Walker previously served as a business development and client manager for First Republic Bank, according to statements from U.S. Trust.

Scott D. Litner, most recently a managing director and head of N.Y. equity sales at Nomura Securities International, has moved to the U.S. Trust's office in New York, the firm says. Since getting his start in the industry with Lehman Brothers in 1998, Litner worked for J.P. Morgan Securities, Bear Stearns and Lazard Capital, according to FINRA records.

Another advisor, Kevin P. Butler, left his position as a managing director with KBCM to join the U.S. Trust's office in Florham Park, N.J., the firm says.

James C. Kemp also joins the firm at its St. Louis office. Kemp previously worked at the John Burroughs School as a director of advancement, according to statements from the firm.

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