Stutzman_WalkerThe law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Walker J. J. Stutzman has joined the firm.

Commenting on Walker joining the firm, Weld Riley President Steve Weld expressed, “It is good to have a Fall Creek native back in the Chippewa Valley. Walker already has experience in both workers’ compensation defense and labor and employment law. As both the President of the firm and the Chair of the firm’s Employment Section, I know clients will enjoy getting connected with another great young lawyer.”

Prior to joining Weld Riley, S.C., Walker practiced in the Milwaukee area for a boutique workers’ compensation defense firm. In that role, he worked directly with corporations and individuals on defending corporate interests. Previous to private practice, Walker served as corporate counsel for a Fortune 100 company located in the Midwest. In his role as corporate counsel, he also practiced in the areas of workers’ compensation defense and labor and employment.

Walker earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his law degree from Western New England University School of Law. While at Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Walker was a three-year team captain for the mock trial, moot court, and mediation teams; he earned several awards, including a National Championship. Walker continued competing in law school, where he was part of the school’s trial team and selection committee. He is a Fall Creek native who enjoys fishing, hunting and outdoor recreational activities.

The Weld Riley, S.C. Law Firm was formed in 1991 and is comprised of Litigation, Labor and Employment, Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate, and Government Relations Sections.  The firm employs 73 people in its Eau Claire, Menomonie and Black River Falls offices.