MADISON, WIS. (Feb. 7, 2019) – Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is proud to announce that Zachary P. Bemis has joined the firm as Special Counsel in the Madison office. Bemis is an administrative and regulatory attorney working with clients served by the firm’s insurance and political law practice groups.
Prior to joining Godfrey & Kahn, Bemis served as Chief Legal Counsel at the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance where he was responsible for providing legal counsel to the Commissioner’s Unit and overseeing OCI’s Legal Unit. At OCI Bemis helped develop and implement the agency’s regulatory sandbox and led a cybersecurity working group.
Before joining OCI, Bemis spent five years working in the Wisconsin Legislature, including as chief of staff to the Assembly Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Finance, legal counsel and advisor to the Speaker of the Assembly, and various positions in the State Senate. He received his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
With more than 160 lawyers, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is one of Wisconsin’s leading business law firms. Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wis.; and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.gklaw.com.