Wally Kraemer serves as counsel to business clients in the U.S. and overseas, handling both litigated and business matters. He also serves as outside general counsel to a number of corporations. In the courtroom Kraemer has tried a broad range of contract, tort and commercial matters, including a number of precedent-setting cases related to mergers and acquisitions, protection of corporate client rights and defense of alleged toxic torts.
A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colgate University and a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, Kraemer served as Law Secretary to New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Nathan L. Jacobs. A member of the Multi-state Bar Examination Torts Committee, he has chaired the New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners, and has been President of the Essex County Bar Association. He has served as Chairman of the New Jersey Supreme Court's Ethics Finance Committee, as a member of the Supreme Court's disciplinary Review Board, and has chaired several New Jersey State Bar Association committees.
"What do clients value most about Kraemer Burns? Our experience and our practicality. We understand their business and their industry, we know what they need, and we solve their problems at a fraction of the cost of a larger firm."
Year Joined Firm
Areas of Practice
- Commercial Matters
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- 65% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
- New Jersey, 1961
- Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Professional Associations and Memberships
- New Jersey State Bar Association committee, Chair