Derek Punches

Legal Assistant
Trish Lund

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On the Job

Attorney Derek Punches’s Practice

Attorney Derek Punches is a senior associate at Stafford Rosenbaum with a practice that focuses on municipal law and environmental law. With his experience in the Wisconsin State Senate and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Derek is well-suited to meet the needs of the many municipalities and governments that the firm serves.

Prior to joining Stafford Rosenbaum, Derek worked for more than a decade in the Wisconsin State Legislature where he advised legislators and stakeholders on the analysis and development of public policy and managed the operations of the Senate Committee on Transportation and Local Government. In that capacity, Derek worked extensively with the legislative and administrative rulemaking processes, including his work researching and drafting initiatives related to local government, transportation, agriculture, and economic development.

Derek is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.

Derek’s Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., cum laude)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A., Political Science)

Derek’s Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
    • Environmental Law Section, Board of Directors

Derek’s Presentations and Publications

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