Attorney Christopher B. Gierhart Joins Weld Riley, S.C.
Weld Riley President Steve Weld said, “We are excited to have Chris join our firm’s Business & Corporate section and expand our Government Law services.”
Prior to joining the firm, Gierhart represented numerous clients in various civil actions, including collection (debtor and creditor), eviction, personal injury, contract, insurance coverage disputes, adverse possession, and partition. Gierhart has also represented 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, Gierhart has provided clients with advice on the process of forming, structuring and operating entities for their businesses.
In 2012, Christopher Gierhart earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been admitted to the Wisconsin Bar Association, U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin. He is also a current member of the Tri-County Bar Association and was a Director for the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce.
Weld Riley, S.C. was founded in 1991. The firm consists of more than thirty lawyers across three offices (Eau Claire, Menomonie, and Black River Falls) and offers a full range of legal services, including labor and employment, business law, estate planning, tax representation, municipal law, mining and mineral rights, environmental law, banking and creditor rights, civil litigation, worker’s compensation defense, criminal defense, immigration, and family law.