Dennis I. Wilenchik, Esq. is the managing partner of Wilenchik & Bartness, P.C. and is a nationally certified civil trial and pre-trial specialist with the National Board of Trial Advocacy, with over 39 years’ experience as an attorney. He represents a select group of clients, including high-profile clients, in the business, real estate, construction, and government sectors. Mr. Wilenchik has tried hundreds of cases in both federal and state court and is licensed in Arizona, the District of Columbia, New York, Texas, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
Prior to forming Wilenchik & Bartness in 1991, Mr. Wilenchik was a senior partner and head of litigation for the 45-lawyer firm, Storey & Ross, that later became the Phoenix office of the international firm of Squire Patton Boggs. After a judicial clerkship at the Supreme Court of Arizona in 1977 with Justice Holohan, he was a judicial assistant for the Presiding Criminal Judge of Maricopa County before joining the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office as a Deputy County Attorney where Mr. Wilenchik was promoted to the Special Operations Division specializing in white collar crime before entering private civil practice in 1980.
Mr. Wilenchik is rated Martindale-Hubbell AV®-Preeminent™, the highest rating available under the Martindale Hubbell rating system, and is listed in the national Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He has been named “Best Trial Lawyer” by Arizona Foothills Magazine, is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, Top Rated Lawyers, Lawyers of Distinction, Rue’s Best Attorneys of America, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, and The Fellows of the American Bar Association.