Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci, S.C. Elects New Shareholder

December 11, 2013
EAU CLAIRE – The law firm of Weld, Riley, Prenn and Ricci, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Anders Helquist has been elected Shareholder.

“Anders Helquist has quickly become recognized by mining companies and other industrial companies as an expert in permitting, licensing, and regulatory matters. In addition, Anders has developed a number of key contacts within both the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Department of Transportation which give him an insight into industrial and regulatory trends. This background makes him the go-to person in the Chippewa Valley for mining and environmental matters,” said Steve Weld, the firm’s President.

Anders works in the Environmental and Administrative, Government Relations, and Frac Sand, Mining and Minerals Sections. In his practice, Anders counsels businesses with environmental, permitting, compliance, and government relations issues. He is actively involved representing industrial frac sand entities seeking to establish nonmetallic mines in Wisconsin. Anders also assists local governments in municipal and labor-related matters.

Anders is a graduate of the Drake University School of Law and joined the firm as an Associate in 2008.

Weld Riley, S.C. was founded in 1991. The firm consists of lawyers across four offices (Eau Claire, Menomonie, Wausau 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, criminal defense, immigration, and family law.