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Edward M. Wenger

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Tallahassee, FL

Holtzman Vogel Baran Torchinsky & Josefiak, PLLC
119 S Monroe St, Suite 300
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: 954-928-9952
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014, 2021
Licensed in Florida Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Appellate
Attorney Profile

Edward M. Wenger is an attorney with the Hopping Green & Sams law firm in Tallahassee, Florida. A top-rated lawyer with more than 11 years of total legal experience, Mr. Wenger focuses his practice primarily on appeals, and he provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout Florida as well as in Washington, D.C., who seek to challenge previous rulings on their cases.

Over the course of his appellate practice, Mr. Wenger has drafted and submitted dozens of briefs to various state and federal appellate and trial courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and he has achieved notable success helping his clients obtain the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve for their serious and complex legal challenges. He is also a highly effective trial attorney, and he once served as chief deputy solicitor general in Florida, where he managed the state's extensive civil appellate docket.

Moreover, Mr. Wenger has managed teams of deputy solicitor generals along with providing legal counsel to the solicitor general and the attorney general of Florida and coordinating the state's multi-jurisdictional litigation. He has also served as general counsel to the West Virginia Attorney General, where he handled many cases arising from the state's opioid crisis and served as liaison between the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office and the state's legislature and various state agencies.

Mr. Wenger graduated summa cum laude from Florida International University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice. While there, he received the President's Award for Educational Excellence as well as the Presidential Merit Scholarship and a full athletic scholarship in football. Following that, he received his Master of Science in criminal justice from the school in 2004. He then attended Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville, Tennessee, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2009, graduating Order of the Coif.

Mr. Wenger holds his license to practice in Florida, New York, West Virginia and the District of Columbia, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida; the Southern District of West Virginia; and the District of Columbia. He also practices before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, 11th and D.C. Circuits as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Appellate

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014, 2021

About Edward M. Wenger

First Admitted: 2010, Florida

Bar/Professional Activity

  • District of Columbia, Florida, New York, West Virginia, Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Court of Appeals (4th Circuit, 5th Circuit, 6th Circuit, 9th Circuit, 11th Circuit, D.C. Circuit), U.S. District Court (District of Columbia, Southern District of West Virginia, Northern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, Southern District of Florida)

Educational Background

  • Florida International University, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Miami, FL, B.S., summa cum laude, (Criminal Justice, GPA: 3.94)
  • Florida International University, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Miami, FL, M.S., (Criminal Justice, GPA: 4.0)
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Office Location for Edward M. Wenger

119 S Monroe St
Suite 300
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Phone: 954-928-9952

Last Updated: 6/28/2021

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