Mackall, Crounse & Moore, PLC has joined Dewitt Ross & Stevens S.C.

The newly formed DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C. will provide clients with enhanced legal services
and efficiencies as well as access to more than 100 attorneys practicing in nearly 30 areas of
law in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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J. Wesley Webendorfer

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Wes is a government affairs, employment, and litigation attorney in DeWitt’s Madison office. Wes represents businesses, trade associations, and non-profits in their dealings with state and local government in Wisconsin. When disputes arise, Wes vigorously advocates for his clients’ interests in court and administrative hearings.

Wes has ex​perience drafting legislation and administrative rules as a DeWitt attorney, and as a former legislative assistant in the Wisconsin Senate President’s office. As a government affairs attorney, Wes frequently helps clients navigate Wisconsin’s complex legislative and administrative rulemaking processes and public procurement system. Wes also advises clients on compliance matters related to Wisconsin's campaign finance and lobbying regulations.

Prior to joining DeWitt, Wes served as a judicial law clerk in the civil division of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court and as the Executive Articles Editor of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal.

Notable Representations

  • Represented a national trade association in a rulemaking proceeding before the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
  • Advised numerous clients on compliance with Wisconsin's campaign finance regulations 
  • Advised a client on compliance with the Resource Conversation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Helped obtain a seven-figure judgment for a client in a case decided by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Obtained a successful settlement for a minority member of a limited liability company
  • Successfully defended an insurance company against age discrimination and retaliation claims in an administrative proceeding

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Madison, WI 53703
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DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., including its affiliate DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C., is one of the ten largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota. It has nearly140 attorneys practicing in Madison, Metropolitan Milwaukee and Minneapolis in over 30 legal practice areas, and has the experience to service clients of all scopes and sizes.

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