Edward M. Wenger

Top rated Appellate attorney in Washington, Washington DC

Holtzman Vogel Baran Torchinsky & Josefiak, PLLC
Edward M. Wenger
Holtzman Vogel Baran Torchinsky & Josefiak, PLLC

Practice Areas: Appellate

Licensed in Washington DC since: 2011

Education: Vanderbilt University Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014, 2021 - 2023

Holtzman Vogel Baran Torchinsky & Josefiak, PLLC

2300 N Street NW
Suite 643A
Washington, DC 20037 Visit website


Edward M. Wenger is an attorney with Holtzman Vogel Baran Torchinsky & Josefiak, PLLC, in Washington, DC. 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 in both the Mid-Atlantic and Florida, 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 helped manage 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 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, 11th, and D.C. Circuits, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.

Practice areas

  • 100% Appellate

First Admitted: 2010, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://holtzmanvogel.com/people/ed-wenger/

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)

Office location for Edward M. Wenger

2300 N Street NW
Suite 643A
Washington, DC 20037

Phone: 954-928-9952


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014, 2021 - 2023

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