(574) 243-4100

wwalker@maylorber.com

Wendy is a trusted advisor and advocate for clients in a range of real estate matters, including transactions, commercial developments, security interests, zoning, and property taxation. She also uses her extensive knowledge of real estate law in related litigation and appellate work. With an emphasis on land use, Wendy has counseled local governments on general matters as well as special projects. Wendy joined May Oberfell Lorber in 2020 with over 15 years of private practice experience from both large and small firm environments in Indiana and Michigan. Most recently, she served as in-house counsel for one of the largest title agents in the Midwest, underwriting commercial real estate transactions and resolving complex title issues.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Business
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Wills, Trust & Estate Planning

Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • St. Joseph County Bar Association
  • Cass County Bar Association

Civic Involvement

  • Alumni Ambassador, Grand Valley State University
  • Former Co-Chair, Cassopolis Family Clinic Healthy Community Campaign
  • Former Vice President, Cass County Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Former Secretary/Treasurer, The Irish Connection

Admissions

  • State of Indiana
  • State of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Education

  • B.A., magna cum laude, in History and Russian Studies, from Grand Valley State College, 1987
  • Master of Public Administration, from Grand Valley State University, 1990
  • Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Valparaiso University School of Law, 2002

Personal Snapshot

  • Attended law school after more than 12 years working in community planning and zoning
  • Former Government and Public Policy Educator with Michigan State University Extension
  • Known for quarterbacking winning teams at trivia night fundraisers

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