Attorney Christopher B. Gierhart Elected Firm Shareholder

Eau Claire Lawyer Christopher GierhartThe law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Christopher B. Gierhart has been elected a Shareholder of the firm.

“I’m honored that my colleagues recently elected me as a shareholder. I look forward to continuing to provide services for existing and new clients on all business and municipal matters,” Gierhart said.

Gierhart, practices with the firm’s Government Law and Business & Corporate Sections. He represents local municipalities in a variety of legal matters, including representation at meetings, advising on compliance issues, and prosecution of citations. He has assisted clients on personal and commercial real estate transactions, including preparing and reviewing purchase agreements, lease agreements, and closing documents. Further, Chris has provided clients with advice on the process of forming, structuring and operating entities for their businesses.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris represented numerous clients in various civil actions, including collection (debtor and creditor), eviction, personal injury, contract, insurance coverage disputes, adverse possession, and partition.

In 2012, Chris earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been admitted to practice law in the state of Wisconsin, U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin. He is also a current member of the Tri-County and Eau Claire County Bar Associations, Young Professionals of the Chippewa Valley, and was a Director for the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce.

“It’s very fulfilling to provide clients with solutions to address their issues and meet their goals,” Gierhart added.

Weld Riley, S.C. was formed in 1991 and is comprised of Litigation, Labor and Employment, Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate, and Government Relations Sections. The firm employs 78 people in its Eau Claire, Menomonie and Black River Falls offices.