Brett J.Wierenga


Washington + 1.202.879.3731

Brett Wierenga focuses his practice on appellate advocacy and motions practice for clients in complex civil litigation, on matters of constitutional law, bankruptcy, and contracts.

Brett has drafted or assisted with briefs in state and federal trial and appeals courts at most stages of litigation, including preliminary injunctive relief, dispositive motions, pretrial motions, and appeals. Brett maintains an active pro bono practice, including immigration, habeas, and child custody matters, and he has stand-up experience advocating for pro bono clients at trial.

Before joining Jones Day, Brett served as a judicial law clerk on the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Ninth Circuits.


  • Governor’s top aide secures Supreme Court review of fraud convictionThe Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari filed by Jones Day on behalf of Joseph Percoco, a former top aide and campaign manager for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
  • LTL Management, a Johnson & Johnson affiliate, files for chapter 11 to equitably and permanently resolve all current and future talc-related claims against itJones Day represents LTL Management LLC in its chapter 11 bankruptcy case filed October 14, 2021 in the Western District of North Carolina.