Michael R. Wanser

Michael is a litigation associate with Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery. Michael’s practice focuses on business, commercial and financial litigation as well as trust and estate litigation. He has handled complex matters on behalf of public and privately-held companies, trusts, estates, and individuals in all facets of civil litigation, including jury and court trials, arbitrations, mediation, appellate work, and a wide range of law and motion practice. Prior to joining the firm, Michael practiced with Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP, where he earned the firm’s Lisa Beth Deutsch Pro Bono Award for his advocacy on behalf of pro bono clients.

In law school, Michael was a member of the Trial Practice Honors Board and a recipient of the Deborah J. Frick Memorial Scholarship for Academic Achievement in Commercial Law.

  • University of California, Davis, J.D., 2007
  • Sonoma State University, B.A., 2004
Legal and Community Affiliations
  • Sonoma County Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court (Richard M. Sangster Chapter)
  • Volunteer Center of Sonoma County, Human Race Committee member
  • Fountaingrove Business Club
  • California (2012)
  • Illinois (2007, Inactive)
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Contact Information
Michael R. Wanser

Email: Michael R. Wanser
Phone: (707) 542 - 5050
Fax: (707) 542 - 2589
Office: 100 Stony Point Rd, Suite 200
  Santa Rosa, CA 95401



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