Wendy provides legal advice to the company’s executive leadership on strategic initiatives and matters of corporate governance, as well as guidance to management across the company’s multiple business divisions. She also oversees the in-house legal department which is primarily responsible for supporting the company’s day-to-day timber management operations. Additionally, Wendy manages the company’s relationships with third-party professionals, which includes a team of outside counsel and consultants working together to assist the company and its clients to reach their goals and objectives.
Prior to joining Molpus, Wendy practiced law in the areas of corporate, mergers and acquisitions and economic development with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP and prior to that served as General Counsel for SkyTel Corp.
Wendy has served on the board of many civic and community organizations across Mississippi including the Mississippi Seed Fund, managed by Innovate Mississippi, The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi, The Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy and she is currently Chair of the Madison County Business League and Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Committee.
Wendy has also been involved with professional organizations including the American Bar Association, the Mississippi Bar Association, and the Mississippi Women’s Lawyer Association, having held various offices and spoken at numerous events to both practicing peers and newly admitted lawyers.
Wendy was an adjunct professor at Mississippi College School of Law where she taught Business Transaction Drafting to upper-level students. Wendy is a member of The Best Lawyers in America, holds an AV rating from Martindale Hubble, was a top 10 finalist in the Mississippi Business Journal’s 50 Leading Business Women event, and has also been named a Leader in Law.
Wendy is a member of the Mississippi Bar having earned her Juris Doctorate with distinction from Mississippi College School of Law and prior to that, her Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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