Archive of Attorney’s Bios

Allan P. Sweet, Associate

apsweet@wegmanlaw.com Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg 6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44131 T: (216) 642-3342 F: (216) 642-8826 I represent individuals and families on matters involving estate planning, elder law, guardianship, and post-death settlement.  I work with clients to prepare individual estate plans from simple wills to customized, complex trusts.  For those with concerns about long-term care, I advise on options for asset protection while seeking benefits through Medicaid and VA.  And when a family suffers a loss of a loved one, I have s

Aaron A. Hessler, Associate

aahessler@wegmanlaw.com Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg 6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44131 T: (216) 642-3342 F: (216) 642-8826 Mr. Hessler represents individuals, companies, and non-profit organizations in a variety of litigation matters. He focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation, as well as tort, product liability and employment matters. During law school, Mr. Hessler served as an Associate Editor and as the Bibliography Editor for the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, and worked in the Ohio State Defense Clinic, whe

David A. Resser, Associate

daresser@wegmanlaw.comWegman, Hessler & Vanderburg 6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44131 T: (216) 642-3342 F: (216) 642-8826 Mr. Resser practices intellectual property law, focusing on patent and trademark preparation and prosecution in the United States and other countries.  Mr. Resser has prosecuted patents in the mechanical and electro-mechanical arts, including refrigerator and stove devices, boron applications in radiation detection, glass extrusion and manufacturing, filter elements, and lighting applications.  He has also rendered opin

Jason A. Worgull, Partner

jaworgull@wegmanlaw.com  Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg 6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44131 T: (216) 642-3342 F: (216) 642-8826 Mr. Worgull assists both domestic and global companies secure, protect and defend their intellectual property rights.  He specializes in patent and trademark prosecution and counseling clients on day-to-day business, including patent and trademark validity, infringement, right-to-use opinions and licensing matters. Mr. Worgull handles patent matters for a wide range of technologies in the electrical, mechan

Robert W. McIntyre, Of Counsel

rwmcintyre@wegmanlaw.com  Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg 6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44131 T: (216) 642-3342 F: (216) 642-8826 Mr. McIntyre counsels companies and individuals in an extensive range of legal matters, including corporate governance, domestic and foreign commercial, contract, litigation, administrative proceedings, intellectual property, and environmental law matters.  Mr. McIntyre’s wide range of experience and expertise in both corporate matters and litigation brings a comprehensive approach to successfully resolving

Benjamin B. Cotton, Associate

bbcotton@wegmanlaw.com Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg 6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44131  T: (216) 642-3342 F: (216) 642-8826 Mr. Cotton is involved in the practice of intellectual property law, with a particular focus on the preparation and prosecution of United States and foreign patent applications in the mechanical, electro-mechanical, and chemical-mechanical arts. Mr. Cotton has worked with a variety of clients from sole inventors to multi-national corporations. Mr. Cotton provides these and other services for clients: Prep

Angela M. Lavin, Partner

amlavin@wegmanlaw.com Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg 6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44131 T: (216) 642-3342 F: (216) 642-8826 Ms. Lavin represents companies and individuals in matters involving business and commercial disputes, employment matters, trademark infringement, tort, and product liability disputes. She has successfully served as litigation and trial counsel in both state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Ms. Lavin also has extensive knowledge and experience in electronic discovery and information management. Her presentat

George L. White, IV, Partner

glwhite@wegmanlaw.com Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg 6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44131T: (216) 642-3342 F: (216) 216-642-8826 Mr. White provides transactional and commercial representation to a diverse range of corporate clients including businesses engaged in manufacturing, retail and construction. He has over 13 years of extensive experience representing business clients in mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, and commercial real estate matters. His practice and experience spans a variety of business, commercial and real estate

Lesley A. Weigand, Partner

laweigand@wegmanlaw.com Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg 6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44131T: (216) 642-3342 F: (216) 642-8826 Summary I counsel companies and individuals in a broad range of organizational and operational matters including estate planning, corporate governance and structure, credit policy, finance, real estate, tax, and litigation. I enjoy working with family and privately-held businesses on strategy and succession planning. A particular area of growth in my practice is the international expansion of business operations through

Keith A. Vanderburg, Managing Partner

kavanderburg@wegmanlaw.com Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg 6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44131  T: (216) 642-3342 F: (216) 642-8826 Mr. Vanderburg counsels companies, families, and individuals in a broad range of organizational and operational matters including business succession planning, acquisitions and sales, captive insurance, credit agreements, and real estate. Mr. Vanderburg has a wide range of experience working with both domestic and international companies. He has: Developed captive insurance programs for national corpo

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