Mr. Warncke received his Bachelor of Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude, at Georgia State University in 1988. He graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law Cum Laude in 1991. While in law school, Mr. Warncke was selected as one of three students to represent UGA Law School in the American College of Trial Lawyers National Moot Court Competition. The three member team took second place overall nationwide in brief writing. The team also advanced to the quarter finals in the national oral argument competition in New York, New York.
Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Warncke began working as an associate at Dietrick, Evans, Scholz & Williams, and became partner on January 1, 1998. In 2011, Mr. Warncke became a name partner in Evans, Scholz, Williams & Warncke, LLC.
Mr. Warncke has developed a niche specialty fighting abuses by insurers in the long term disability, life insurance, and health insurance arenas, under both federal ERISA law and under Georgia state bad faith insurance law. He is frequently invited to lecture and write professionally in his field of expertise, and is routinely associated by other attorneys to assist them in this highly complex legal environment.
Mr. Warncke’s practice also includes representing seriously injured and disabled persons in actions arising from work-related accidents, automobile collisions, and tractor trailer collisions.
American Association for Justice (Insurance Bad Faith Section), Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Workers’ Compensation Claimant’s Lawyer section), Atlanta Bar Association (Workers’ Compensation and Insurance sections), Lawyer’s Club. Mr. Warncke also volunteers with the Patient Advocate Foundation to provide legal services assisting individuals in appealing to their health insurers for denied benefits.
In 2003 Mr. Warncke was recognized in Who’s Who in American Law (13th ed.).