Managing Partner
Hunton Andrews Kurth, LLP - Washington, D.C. office

Wendell is the managing partner of Hunton Andrews Kurth’s Washington, DC office of approximately 180 attorneys.  Wendell represents businesses and individuals in complex federal trial litigation. Committed to pro bono legal service, Wendell represents domestic violence victims seeking protective orders through the firm’s partnership with the Legal Aid Services of Northern Virginia.

Wendell is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Richmond and a member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference.  Wendell sits on the board of directors of the Military Bowl presented by Northrup Grumman, a post-season college football bowl game benefiting the USO and other organizations supporting our troops and their families. 

Wendell previously served as Counsel to Deputy Attorney General James Comey at the United States Department of Justice, where he helped manage the Antitrust, Tax and Civil divisions, as well as the Office of the Pardon Attorney, the Community Relations Service, and the United States Parole Commission. Wendell also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia, where he handled all aspects of federal trial litigation.  He is a graduate of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia.

Wendell served as the student bar president of the University of Richmond School of Law, receiving his JD in 1998. Wendell received a B.A. from Wake Forest University where he played scholarship football and was a member of the 1992 Independence Bowl Champions.