Jeff Wehmer joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2014 and focuses his practice primarily on products liability and premises liability litigation, while also serving clients with business litigation and fiduciary litigation defense. Jeff has also obtained numerous guardianships and conservatorships for disabled individuals and minor children, helping them receive the necessary care and appropriate benefits.
Working with diverse clients from industries including designers, manufacturers, sellers, property owners and managers, and from industries including insurance, heavy machinery, small and medium sized enterprises, transportation and real estate, Jeff has gained experience in various areas of litigation including products and premises litigation, commercial litigation, insurance defense, and trust and will contests.
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. Jeff’s aggressive, consistent approach to litigation and client service continues to help him forge and maintain client relationships, including one of the largest equipment rental companies in North America and one of the nation’s largest real estate development firms.
In 2018, Jeff was named to the St. Louis Business Journal’s 30 Under 30 class, an award given to young professionals with a high level of professional achievement and community involvement. Also in 2018, Jeff completed the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers’ Trial Academy.
Jeff serves on the firm’s recruiting committee and is a leader in the firm’s summer associate program. Outside the office, Jeff enjoys golf and being outdoors, and is a lifelong fan of the St. Louis Blues and Cardinals. Jeff is a member of the Missouri Athletic Club where he serves on the Club’s Governance Committee.