Steven A. Walker

(315) 471-8111
Direct Fax: (315) 425-3698
E-mail address: swalker@scolaro.com

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Steven A. Walker is a 2008 magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, where he was an Associate Notes Editor of the Syracuse Law Review and President of the Syracuse University College of Law Tax Society. He received his B.S., with distinction, in Animal Science from Cornell University in 1992.

Steve is a shareholder of Scolaro, Fetter, Grizanti, McGough & King, P.C. His statewide practice focuses on business, estate, tax, succession and transactional planning for closely-held and family-owned enterprises, particularly those involved in agriculture.

Steve is involved in forming and advising closely-held businesses in many areas including limited liability company formation, contract negotiation, dispute resolution, employee, shareholder/principal agreements, entity structuring, women-owned business enterprises (WBE), and business succession planning. Steve also advises clients on estate, trust and long-term care planning, state and federal tax issues, and real estate transfers and leases. Steve travels throughout New York State to meet with his clients at their home or place of business.

Prior to attending law school, Steve was a partner of a Central New York dairy and vegetable operation. He also served on several agricultural related boards, including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and is past chairperson of the New York Beef Industry Council. His extensive background in the dairy industry is particularly useful for understanding and advising agricultural clients.

Steve is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey, and is a member of the New York State and the Onondaga County Bar Associations.

Practice Groups

  • Agricultural Services
  • Business & Tax
  • Estate Planning & Wealth Preservation
  • Real Estate & Land Use

Education

  • Cornell University, B.S. (with distinction), 1992
  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2008

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Agri-Business Child Development
  • Ontario County Farm Bureau