Jamie L. Konopacky

Legal Assistant
Nancy Haselwood

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On the Job

Attorney Jamie Konopacky’s Practice

Attorney Jamie Konopacky is a partner in Stafford Rosenbaum’s Milwaukee office. She practices environmental, municipal, and tribal law, involving an array of specialties, including regulatory matters, land use and zoning, sustainability, water, agriculture, and tribal environmental law. She serves individuals, Native American tribes, foundations and nonprofits, community and government organizations, and environmental advocacy groups.

Jamie is a leader who understands when to employ her refined network of experts to help her clients be successful. Whether she is orchestrating meetings with state governors, amplifying important legal and policy work through national news outlets, guiding professional research teams, or helping to secure grants, Jamie is the environmental attorney to consult when you need thoughtful, resourceful resolutions.

Jamie is also experienced with matters involving court action. When the need arises for litigation, Jamie is poised and prepared to handle all things trial-related, from assembling teams of outside counsel and experts to planning for appeals. Prior to joining Stafford Rosenbaum, Jamie spent time working on various environmental law projects with programs throughout the Midwest and as environmental counsel for Midwest-area Native American tribes.

Jamie’s Court Admissions

  • State of Wisconsin
  • White Earth Band of Chippewa Tribal Court

Jamie’s Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 2012; summa cum laude, Order of the Coif)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A. Philosophy, 2009; honors)

Jamie’s Publications and Presentations

  • Groundwater and Surface Water Protection Ordinance for the White Earth Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes Meeting, March 2024
  • EWG Study and Mapping Show Big CAFOs in Iowa up Fivefold Since 1990 (2020)
  • KS State Natural Resource Conference, Keynote: A Policy Blueprint for Restoring Nutrient Impaired Waters (2018)
  • Small-Scale Watershed Planning and Implementation in America’s Farming Communities (2018)
  • Water Quality and the 2018 Farm Bill: The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (2018)
  • Yahara Pride Farms Farmer-led Watershed Group: A Model Effort (2018)
  • Urban-Agriculture Watershed Project Guide (2018)
  • Battling the (Algae) Bloom: Watershed Policies and Plans in Wisconsin, Boston College Envir Affairs Law Rev. (2017)
  • The Healthy Watershed Framework: A Blueprint for Restoring Nutrient-Impaired Waterbodies Through Integrated Clean Water Act and Farm Bill Conservation Planning and Implementation at the Subwatershed level, Envir Law (2017)
  • Refueling Biofuel Legislation: Incorporating Social Sustainability Principles to Protect Land Rights, WI Int’l Law J. (2012)

Off the Job

Jamie is originally from Stevens Point, Wisconsin and now lives in the Milwaukee area with her Yorkie, Moose. When Jamie is not working, she enjoys hiking at state and national parks or dining out at two of her favorite local Milwaukee restaurants, Morel and Sorella.