DeWitt Promotes J. Wesley Webendorfer to Partner

Jan 1, 2021 | Michelle M. Friedman

MADISON | MILWAUKEE | MINNEAPOLIS – DeWitt LLP today announced the promotion of attorney J. Wesley Webendorfer to Partner status.  Webendorfer joined the firm in 2013.

Webendorfer is a Partner in the environmental and government relations practice groups. His practice is dedicated to guiding manufacturers, developers and the food and agriculture industries through their interactions, negotiations, and disputes with the government to achieve successful outcomes. His practice has a particular emphasis on environmental remediation, local land use regulation and water issues.

At the state level, Webendorfer defends clients facing enforcement actions and litigates appeals for clients who receive adverse decisions from administrative agencies. Nationally, he works with manufacturers, landowners, the paper and pulp industry, and other businesses to enforce their rights under national environmental laws including CERCLA, RCRA, and the Clean Water Act.

Webendorfer earned his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Marquette University.   He is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and has been recognized as InBusiness Madison’s “Professional of the Week” (2019), as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” by the Wisconsin Law Journal (2018) and received a State Bar of Wisconsin Certificate of Commendation for Writing Excellence in its Wisconsin Lawyer publication (2017).

He is a resident of Madison, Wisconsin.

About DeWitt

DeWitt LLP was founded in 1903 and is one of the ten largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota. It has nearly 1​20 attorneys practicing in Madison and Metropolitan Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, in a variety of legal areas and has the experience to service clients of all scopes and sizes. The firm is known for its work in several areas, including intellectual property, patents, trademarks and copyright law, construction litigation, corporate law, employment, environmental, employee benefits, estate planning, family business, family law, government relations, health care, litigation, real estate, and tax law.