Katharine Wenner is an associate in the Environmental, Safety & Health Practice Group, where she assists clients on a wide variety of environmental matters.

    Prior to joining the firm, Katherine served as a law clerk to a magistrate judge in the US District Court for the District of Wyoming and to a senior district judge in the US District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. During this time, Katherine managed a significant portion of these judges’ dockets, performed legal research on a vast range of issues, briefed both judges on a broad variety of legal matters, wrote legal memoranda and assisted in drafting numerous decisions.

    Before attending law school, Katherine worked as a legislative aide in the Ohio House of Representatives, where she performed a variety of tasks, including managing constituent needs, corresponding with interested parties, coordinating legislative meetings and assisting in preparing bill drafts.

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    Education

    • Wake Forest University, J.D., cum laude, 2019
    • The Ohio State University, B.S., 2014

    Admissions

    • North Carolina, 2019

    Courts

    • U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. of North Carolina

    • Author, Comment, “Quick Response Codes for Genetically Engineered Foods: A Quick Fix to America’s Deep-rooted Debated Surrounding Genetically Engineered Foods,” Wake Forest L. Rev., 2018.
    • Author, “Pulling the Wool Over Our Eyes: How Inconsistent and Misleading Labels are Failing Consumers and Animals,” Laws & Paws, 2018.
    • Co-author, “Making the Band: Hazing and an Analysis of Interpersonal Dynamics,” VA. Sports & Ent. L.J., 2018.

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