Peter J. Richter - Stroud, Willink & Howard, LLC

Peter J. Richter

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

As a member of the firm, Stroud Willink & Howard, LLC, Peter has focused his practice on business litigation and all types of employment related matters.  He regularly advises businesses and individuals in their business affairs, and he has represented clients in state and federal court, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, and the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission.  Peter has assisted clients in matters involving the enforcement of their rights as creditors including in bankruptcy court. Peter also offers guidance and training to businesses on matters such as personnel policies, restrictive covenants, health care reform, contracts, and construction liens.

Peter, a Wisconsin native, grew up in Boscobel, Wisconsin, and attended the University of Wisconsin both as an undergraduate and as a law student.  In 1995, he earned a BBA with honors and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Societies.  He graduated, cum laude, from law school in 1998 and joined Stroud, Willink & Howard that same year.

Additional Information

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Wisconsin Civil Procedure Before Trial, State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE (Co-Author of Jurisdiction Chapter) , June 2011-2013

Author of "Employment Law Update" e-mail series

Speaker at various seminars, trade association events, and other forums including WLWCA Convention, Dane County Bar Association Seminar, and PIA Wisconsin Annual Convention (topics have included Health Care Reform, Tax and Legal Implications of Health Care Reform, Collection Strategies, Foreclosures and Related Legal Issues, Independent Contractors, and Non-Compete Agreements)



University of Wisconsin–MadisonUniversity of Wisconsin Law SchoolJ.D. 2001
State Bar of WisconsinDane County Bar AssociationBelleville Youth Football, Inc.Wildcat Gridiron Club

Case History

Practice Experience
  • Assisted clients with disputes involving non-competition agreements and alleged discrimination.

  • Worked with contractors and property owners to navigate the construction lien process.

  • Represented secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy court proceedings.

  • Teamed with clients to prepare and conduct seminars on health care reform and other pertinent subjects.

Office Location

25 West Main Street, Suite 300
P.O. Box 2236
Madison, WI 53701-2236
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Other Information

Gender: Male