Former Amherst law director Kenneth Stumphauzer and former city prosecutor Margaret O’Bryon have joined the law offices of Walter | Haverfield.
Stumphauzer spent more than 20 years in the chief legal position for Amherst, Lorain, and Vermilion.
Now he will be in charge of the Walter | Haverfield office in Avon, which expands the firm’s footprint from Cleveland into Cuyahoga County.
“This move allows me to effectively support my growing practice with the necessary bench strength and resources without having to leave Lorain County,” said Stumphauzer. “I had looked at other firms, and many had looked at me, but Walter | Haverfield made the most sense because its practice areas overlap precisely with mine. The firm has a strong reputation in school law, municipal law, and labor and employment law, in addition to its successful track record with private businesses.”
O’Bryon has practiced in Lorain County since 1993. She also served as an adjunct professor at Lorain County Community College and has prosecuted cases for the cities of Lorain, Elyria, Amherst, and Vermilion, as well as the village of Wellington.
She is also the law director for the village of Kipton.