For more than 125 years, our firm has played a major role in shaping the past and future of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, and beyond.

A Story of Success

Today’s Stroud attorneys carry a legacy of excellence built upon more than 125 years of practice.

Sustaining a Legacy

Through the years, our attorneys have provided top-quality service and solved problems for clients large and small, from publicly listed corporations to families and individuals navigating estate planning and the legal system.

We have built the institutional knowledge and experienced expertise that help our clients succeed.


Whether you come to us for help with your business, family, or personal needs, we listen to you and provide sound, practical solutions that are personalized and effective. Since 1892, clients have known they can trust us because we are not selling them a one-size-fits-all product.  We are delivering results.

Practice Areas

Our attorneys have a breadth of practical understanding to handle all facets of your legal needs.


Stroud, Willink & Howard, LLC brings together some of the most accomplished and talented attorneys in Wisconsin. Our members are consistently recognized by their peers and business leaders as experts in their respective fields.

Updates and News

The latest developments and announcements about Stroud, Willink & Howard, LLC.

The Government Says Your Severance Agreements May Be Illegal

Under Section 7 of the NLRA, “[e]mployees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection, and shall also have the right to refrain from any or all such activities[.]”