Eido M. Walny

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Walny Legal Group LLC
Eido M. Walny
Walny Legal Group LLC

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Business & Corporate, Estate & Trust Litigation; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 2001

Education: Boston University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, French, Hebrew

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2016
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Walny Legal Group LLC

250 East Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1750
Milwaukee, WI 53202 Visit website


Eido M. Walny is the founder and managing attorney of Walny Legal Group LLC. From the firm's office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he provides representation to clients throughout the area, focusing on estate planning and administration as well as asset protection, business transactions and real estate matters.

Mr. Walny received his Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law in 2001. While in law school, he served as an editor on the Boston University International Law Journal. Prior to law school, Mr. Walny graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science with honors from The University of Chicago in 1998. He was a partner at a Milwaukee firm before founding Walny Legal Group LLC in 2011. Admitted to practice in Wisconsin, Illinois and New York, Mr. Walny is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

The high regard in which Mr. Walny is held by his fellow professionals is demonstrated by the many awards and honors that he has received, including an AV* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo. In 2012, he was the recipient of a 40 under 40 award from the Milwaukee Business Journal, and in 2013, he was honored as one of the Wisconsin Law Journal's Leaders in the Law. In 2014, Mr. Walny was named as 1 of 5 national recipients of Trust & Estate Magazine's "Advisors with Heart" recognitions.  In 2018, Walny Legal Group was recognized by the Wisconsin Law Journal as a 'Diversity in Business' Honoree.  Mr. Walny has also received the Accredited Estate Planner and Estate Planning Law Specialist designations from the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, as well as a TEP designation from the London-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. 

Mr. Walny is active in a variety of professional organizations, including the Illinois State and New York State bar associations and The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, an organization whose members deal with international estate planning issues. His civic activities include serving as a trustee for the Village of Bayside, Wisconsin.

**AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate, Business/Corporate, Estate & Trust Litigation

Focus areas

Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations, Estate Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 70% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Estate & Trust Litigation

First Admitted: 2001, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://walnylegal.com/personnel/eido-m-walny/

  • Named one of the Best Lawyers in America for 2021 and 2022., Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers
  • Advisors with Heart, Trusts & Estates Magazine, 2014
  • Forty Under 40, Milwaukee Business Journal, 2012
  • Leader in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal, 2013
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation’s class of 2013
  • TEP, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, 2009
  • Wisconsin Rising Star, Milwaukee Magazine since 2008
  • Private Wealth All-Star Team Nominee, Financial Advisor Magazine, 2012
  • Five Star: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager, Milwaukee Magazine since 2009 
  • Leading Lawyer in the area of Estate Planning, M Magazine
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation, 2013
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Bayside Village, Wisconsin, President
  • Bayside Village, Wisconsin, Trustee
  • Milwaukee County ICC - Bayside Representative
  • Member, President’s Advisory Council of the Froedtert Hospital Foundation
  • Charter Member, Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mueller Society
  • Bet Tzedek, Milwaukee, Coordinator
  • Artworks for Milwaukee (501(c)(3)), Past Board of Directors
  • Zoological Society of Milwaukee, Past Associate Board of Directors
  • Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra, Past Board of Directors
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker, Business Succession and Estate Planning topics, including the Basics of Wills and Trusts, the Probate Process, Buy/Sell Agreements, and Successful Business Succession Strategies, National Business Institute classes, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee continuing education classes
  • Executive Articles Editor, Boston University International Law Journal
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified as an Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS), American Bar Association
  • Certified as an Accredited Estate Planner (AEP), National Association of Estate Planners and Counsels
  • TEP from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners., 2008
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • London-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Real Property and Probate Section, Member at Large
  • Waukesha County Estate Planning Council
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section, Member
  • New York
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • National Association of Estate Planners and Councils
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum, Officer
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
Educational Background:
  • The University of Chicago, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Honors: With Honors
  • Negotiated $20+ million international manufacturing asset acquisition., 2007
Industry Groups:
  • Athletes
  • Business Owners
  • Doctors/Dentists
  • Entertainers
  • Lottery Winners
  • Multigenerational Wealth
  • Regular Folks too

Office location for Eido M. Walny

250 East Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1750
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414-751-0589


2 Years Super Lawyers
9 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2008 - 2016

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