Attorney Daneille Strong Awarded Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award
Weld Riley Attorney Daneille Strong has been awarded a Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.
“I am incredibly humbled to have been selected to receive the Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award. To stand amongst the other honorees was inspiring,” Strong said.
According to the university, the Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award acknowledges the special achievements and great promise of alumni who are within 15 years of their graduation from UW-Eau Claire.
Strong was the first in her family to graduate college. After attending UW-Eau Claire and receiving her degree in criminal justice in 2005, Strong earned her law degree from Hamline University School of Law. While in law school, Strong earned a summer clerkship at Weld Riley, S.C., where she was then hired full time after graduation and has practiced for the past 10 years. She was elected shareholder in 2014, and her practice focuses on creditors’ rights, collections and foreclosures, and worker’s compensation defense.
In addition to her legal practice, Strong has been active in the Eau Claire community, both professionally and personally. She was named Outstanding Young Professional by the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce in 2017, and has spearheaded fundraising drives for the area’s homeless children program. She has also volunteered as Membership Advisor for UW-Eau Claire’s chapter of Alpha Xi Delta for 10 years.
Strong added, “My time at UW-Eau Claire was both fulfilling and motivating; it gave me not only memories but a future. I am proud to represent both the motto of “Excellence” and “the Power of [AND].”
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, Black River Falls, and Wausau offices.