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Keith Wenzel

Of Counsel

Spencer Fane attorney Keith Wenzel

Based in the firm’s Jefferson City, Missouri office, Keith Wenzel concentrates his practice in administrative and insurance regulatory law. Keith served as the Director of the Missouri Department of Insurance under Missouri Governors Carnahan, Wilson, and Holden. As Director, he oversaw the regulation of all lines of insurance in the State and regulated all life insurance companies, health insurance companies, health maintenance organizations and health service corporations.

Keith represents insurance companies, insurance holding companies, reinsurance companies, insurance producers, health maintenance organizations, third party administrators, surplus lines insurance companies and producers, medical discount plans, and other insurance-related entities in connection with regulatory, compliance, administrative and transactional issues. Keith is very active in the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and has relationships with the other state and federal regulators. In addition to his insurance practice, Keith will represent clients with issues before the Department of Economic Development, the Department of Natural Resources, the Office of Administration, and other state agencies.


  • Professional Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Cole County Bar Association
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Civic Associations

  • Missouri Jaycees
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Jefferson City Jaycees
  • Jefferson City West Rotary Club
  • Cole County Residential Services

Contact Keith Wenzel at 573.634.8112 or kwenzel@spencerfane.com.