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Wendy T. Wendrowski

Counsel

Washington, D.C.
Direct: (202) 828-3542
Fax: (202) 777-0781
Other Phone: (202) 828-3542
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Wendy Wendrowski is a Counsel in the Litigation Department’s Construction Group in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Wendrowski represents her construction clients (public and private owners, general contractors, and subcontractors) in transactional work and litigation matters.  Her litigation experience includes prosecuting and defending against construction defect and delay claims, breach of contract claims, change order and extra work disputes, requests for equitable adjustment, and claims of violation of federal and state False Claims Acts.  Ms. Wendrowski prepares and negotiates construction contracts, other related agreements and documents, and construction claims, and counsels her clients on a wide variety of issues arising on construction projects, including contract interpretation, claim documentation, and dispute avoidance and resolution.  Ms. Wendrowski has experience working with disadvantaged business enterprises (“DBEs”) and companies participating in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program.  Immediately prior to joining Seyfarth, Ms. Wendrowski taught in the Construction Management Department of the College of Engineering at Boise State University, in Boise, Idaho, where she lectured on topics including construction contract law, the formation and negotiation of contracts, contract interpretation, project administration, project documentation, and claim and dispute resolution.  Ms. Wendrowski also has presented on these same topics at numerous industry workshops.

Wendy Wendrowski is a Counsel in the Litigation Department’s Construction Group in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Wendrowski represents her construction clients (public and private owners, general contractors, and subcontractors) in transactional work and litigation matters.  Her litigation experience includes prosecuting and defending against construction defect and delay claims, breach of contract claims, change order and extra work disputes, requests for equitable adjustment, and claims of violation of federal and state False Claims Acts.  Ms. Wendrowski prepares and negotiates construction contracts, other related agreements and documents, and construction claims, and counsels her clients on a wide variety of issues arising on construction projects, including contract interpretation, claim documentation, and dispute avoidance and resolution.  Ms. Wendrowski has experience working with disadvantaged business enterprises (“DBEs”) and companies participating in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program.  Immediately prior to joining Seyfarth, Ms. Wendrowski taught in the Construction Management Department of the College of Engineering at Boise State University, in Boise, Idaho, where she lectured on topics including construction contract law, the formation and negotiation of contracts, contract interpretation, project administration, project documentation, and claim and dispute resolution.  Ms. Wendrowski also has presented on these same topics at numerous industry workshops.

Education

  • B.A., College of William & Mary (1985)
  • J.D., Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary, 1991
    Editor, Administrative Law Review

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • California
  • Idaho

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

  • U.S. District Courts for the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Presentations

  • Adjunct Professor, “Construction Contracts and Law,” Boise State University, College of Engineering, Department of Construction Management, Boise, Idaho (Fall 2008 through Spring 2015)
  • Adjunct Professor, “Construction Communications,” Boise State University, College of Engineering, Department of Construction Management, Boise, Idaho (Spring 2012 through Spring 2015)
  • Speaker, “Key Construction Industry Contract Provisions,” Transportation Learning Network, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, Bismarck, North Dakota (Winter 2013)
  • Speaker, “Construction Project Documentation,” Transportation Learning Network, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, Bismarck, North Dakota (Winter 2013)
  • Speaker, “Construction Project Changes, Claims, and Disputes,” Transportation Learning Network, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, Bismarck, North Dakota (Winter 2013)
  • Speaker, “Construction Project Documentation, Key Contract Provisions, and Claims,” Idaho Transportation Department, DBE Supportive Services, Boise, Pocatello and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (Spring 2013)
  • Speaker, “Project Changes,” Idaho Transportation Department, DBE Supportive Services, Boise, Idaho (November 2011)
  • Speaker, “The Devil in the Details: Key Contract Provisions,” Idaho Transportation Department, DBE Supportive Services, Boise, Idaho (September 2011)
  • Speaker, “The Devil in the Details: ‘Red Flag’ Contract Provisions,” Idaho Transportation Department, DBE Supportive Services, Boise, Idaho (April 2010)
  • Speaker, “Construction Management Certificate Program: Contract formation and negotiation, contract interpretation, and claim and dispute resolution,” Boise State University, Center for Professional Development (March 2009 and March 2010)
  • Guest lecturer, “Construction Contract Law:  Contract negotiation; claims; litigation, arbitration, and mediation, and legal research skills,” Boise State University, College of Engineering, Department of Construction Management, Boise, Idaho (Spring 2007)

Publications

  • Author, “Construction project documentation: explaining business records exception to the rule against hearsay,” International Law Office (January 30, 2017)