Stephen G. Walko
Stephen G. Walko

Stephen G. Walko

Phone: 203-661-6000
Location: Greenwich, CT
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WalkoStephen G. Walko is a third-generation resident of Greenwich, Connecticut. He graduated from Trinity University with a B.A. in Business Administration and Political Science and received his J.D. in 1997 from St. John’s University School of Law, where he was a member of the American Bankruptcy Law Review. Upon graduation, he began his legal career in New York practicing in the area of labor and employment law litigation. He joined Ivey, Barnum and O’Mara in 2004.

Mr. Walko is admitted to the bars of the State of Connecticut and New York as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the New York Appellate Division, Second Department. He is also past President of the Greenwich Bar Association and a member of the Fairfield County and Connecticut Bar Associations. Mr. Walko also served as counsel to Indian Harbor Yacht Club.

Mr. Walko's areas of practice include civil and commercial litigation, real estate and employment law. In 2008, Governor Rell appointed Mr. Walko to serve as a Public Member of the State Board of Mediation and Arbitration. In 2011, Mr. Walko was appointed by the Connecticut Neutral Arbitrators’ Selection Committee to serve on the Panel of Neutral Arbitrators until his resignation.

Mr. Walko is extremely active in charitable and governmental affairs in the state of Connecticut and the Town of Greenwich. From 2008 - 2011, he served as Chairman of the Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation. He has also served as Chairman of the Representative Town Meeting, Budget Overview Committee and currently serves as Chairman of the Republican Town Committee.

From 2011 - 2013, Mr. Walko served as a State Representative in the Connecticut General Assembly, representing the 150th District, Greenwich’s shoreline.

Practice Areas

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Real Estate

Reported Cases

  • PNC Bank, N.A. v. Kelepecz, 289 Conn. 692, 9060 A.2d 563 (2008)
  • Healy v. County of Nassau, 18 A.D.3d 873, 796 N.Y.S.2d 377 (2005)
  • County of Nassau v. Civil Service Employees Ass'n, Inc., 14 A.D.3d 509, 789 N.Y.S.2d 63 (2005)
  • In re Herbert, 304 B.R. 67, Bkrtcy. E.D.N.Y. (2004)
  • Thomas v. County of Nassau, 10 A.D.3d 359, 780 N.Y.S.2d 296 (2004)
  • Carter v. County of Nassau, 8 A.D.3d 603, 778 N.Y.S.2d 911 (2004)
  • Civil Service Employees Ass'n, Inc. v. County of Nassau, 5 A.D.3d 480, 772 N.Y.S.2d 567 (2004)
  • Civil Service Employees Ass'n, Inc. v. County of Nassau, 305 A.D.2d 498, 759 N.Y.S.2d 540 (2003)
  • Civil Service Employees Ass'n, Inc. v. County of Nassau, 296 A.D.2d 474, 745 N.Y.S.2d 547 (2002)
  • Bruen v. Nassau County Civil Service Com'n., 294 A.D.2d 361, 741 N.Y.S.2d 718 (2002)
  • Zimmermann v. Associates First Capital Corp., 251 F.3d 376 E.D.N.Y (2001)
  • Civil Service Employees Ass'n, Inc. v. County of Nassau, 284 A.D.2d 532, 727 N.Y.S.2d 325 (2001)
  • Civil Service Employees Ass'n, Inc. v. Town of Hempstead, 284 A.D.2d 532, 727 N.Y.S.2d 325 (2001)
  • Weitzenberg v. Nassau County Dept. of Recreation and Parks, 282 A.D.2d 741, 724 N.Y.S.2d 357 (2001)
  • Cooke v. City of Long Beach, 281 A.D.2d 478, 721 N.Y.S.2d 784 (2001)
  • Maineri v. Syosset Central School Dist., 276 A.D.2d 793, 714 N.Y.S.2d 763 (2000)
  • Brannigan v. Board of Commissioners of Great neck Park Dist., 273 A.D.2d 231, 709 N.Y.S.2d 115 (2000)
  • Albala v. County of Nassau, 270 A.D.2d 482, 705 N.Y.S.2d 615 (2000).

Education

  • Trinity University
  • St. John’s University School of Law

Professional Affiliations

  • Greenwich Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Connecticut Super Lawyers, 2015-2016