Jeff Wehmer, Associate

Biography

Jeff S. Wehmer joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2014, and focuses his practice on business litigation, fiduciary litigation, products liability, guardianships and conservatorships, and accounting malpractice defense.  Working with diverse clients from industries including insurance, heavy machinery, small and medium sized enterprises, transportation, and real estate, Jeff has gained experience in wealth planning, commercial litigation, corporate formation, employment contract disputes, shareholder litigation, and insurance defense matters.

“Sandberg Phoenix has a unique combination of big firm resources and a small firm culture,” Jeff says. “The focus is on placing the client first and that really resonates with me.”

Developing a personal relationship is integral to Jeff’s work with clients, and he invests time in learning about their businesses, their competitive landscape, and finding an approach to legal situations that best represent their goals and interests.  Interacting with clients new and old is one of the most rewarding aspects of his career.

“I love meeting new people and working in a collaborative environment where I’m able to constantly learn about clients and gain new experience,” says Jeff.

Outside the office, Jeff enjoys golf and being outdoors. He’s a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan and, when he’s not at Busch Stadium, watches games with his adopted pit bull Barkley.

Background

Earning his B.S.B.A in Finance and Banking and Real Estate from the University of Missouri – Columbia, Jeff graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.  He was also named to the Dean’s list each of his eight semesters and received multiple scholarships.  Jeff was a member of the Delta Sigma Pi and Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternities and served on the latter’s Executive Board, as Rush Chair and as an Alumni Liaison.

Jeff went on to earn his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude, where he was a recipient of the Dean Scholarship and received multiple Academic Excellence Awards in courses such as Legal Research and Writing. He also served as a Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant.

Jeff is a member of the American Bar Association and Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Lawyer’s Association of St. Louis, and volunteers with the St. Louis Humane Society. He is also a member of the Wyman Young Leaders Board and is a Junior Board Member of Team Activities for Special Kids (TASK).  Jeff has also been an editor of the Journal of the Missouri Bar in the areas of probate and trust law.  Jeff is licensed to practice law in the states of Missouri and Illinois, and in the Federal Districts of Western Missouri and Southern Illinois.

BIOGRAPHY

Jeff S. Wehmer joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2014, and focuses his practice on business litigation, fiduciary litigation, products liability, guardianships and conservatorships, and accounting malpractice defense.  Working with diverse clients from industries including insurance, heavy machinery, small and medium sized enterprises, transportation, and real estate, Jeff has gained experience in wealth planning, commercial litigation, corporate formation, employment contract disputes, shareholder litigation, and insurance defense matters.

“Sandberg Phoenix has a unique combination of big firm resources and a small firm culture,” Jeff says. “The focus is on placing the client first and that really resonates with me.”

Developing a personal relationship is integral to Jeff’s work with clients, and he invests time in learning about their businesses, their competitive landscape, and finding an approach to legal situations that best represent their goals and interests.  Interacting with clients new and old is one of the most rewarding aspects of his career.

“I love meeting new people and working in a collaborative environment where I’m able to constantly learn about clients and gain new experience,” says Jeff.

Outside the office, Jeff enjoys golf and being outdoors. He’s a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan and, when he’s not at Busch Stadium, watches games with his adopted pit bull Barkley.

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