Keith A. Vanderburg, Partner
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 corporations;
  • Helped start and sell companies in China and Mexico;
  • Acted as advisor or trustee of numerous family and business trusts in developing comprehensive succession plans; and
  • Served as an AAA approved arbitrator and mediator.

Mr. Vanderburg serves as a board member of numerous private and charitable organizations where he provides both business advice and legal counsel. His current and past board memberships include:

  • Presrite Corporation
  • Bird Technologies Group Inc.
  • Universal Metal Products, Inc.
  • Arnco Corporation Board of Advisors
  • Dordt College Board of Advisors
  • North Coast Health Care Ministries
  • Altenheim Nursing Home
  • Cleveland Pregnancy Center
  • The City Mission

He focuses on creating systems of governance that create organizational stability, avoid risk, and ensure the smooth succession of ownership.

Practice Areas


  • J.D., Valparaiso University School of Law, Summa Cum Laude, 1978
  • B.A., Dordt College, 1975

Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 1978
  • State of Indiana, 1978
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1978
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 1978
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1982
  • United States Supreme Court, 1992

Membership / Honors / Awards

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Recipient of Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Life Member, Eighth Appellate Judicial Conference
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Selected as an “Ohio Super Lawyer” 2004 and 2005 by Cincinnati Magazine
  • Martindale Hubbell’s Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, A-V
  • Board Member, The City Mission