Mr. Walder in 2012 represented a Superior Court Judge in which the New Jersey Supreme Court agreed that the Pension and Healthcare Benefits Act, which subjects sitting Justices and Judges to increases in their pension and health contributions, violates the New Jersey Constitution. Mr. Walder was recognized as the Top-Ranked Lawyer
in New Jersey in the 2009 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers
, a selection based on peer review and professional achievement. Mr. Walder was named as one of the Top Attorneys in New Jersey Super Lawyer, New Jersey Monthly Magazine
and 2010 through 2013.
He is the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Rutgers School of Law-Newark. He was designated the 2011 Lawyer of the Year
by the New Jersey Law Journal
. He has been recognized for over two decades in the Best Lawyers.
He is recognized in 2013 Best Lawyers in America
for Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law and designated, based on peer review, as the 2013 Lawyer of the Year
in the metropolitan area for White Collar Criminal Defense.