Jessica L. MacKeigan

Jessica L. MacKeigan

Associate

216-642-3342

Cleveland employment attorney Jessica MacKeigan represents individuals and businesses in commercial and employment litigation matters. She provides employers and employees with advice and counsel on a variety of labor law and employment issues.

Professional Experience

Cleveland employment attorney Jessica MacKeigan represents individuals and businesses in commercial and employment litigation matters. She provides employers and employees with advice and counsel on a variety of labor law and employment issues.

Jessica provides high-quality legal representation to individuals or businesses in various legal areas, including:

  • Labor and employment compliance
  • Executive employment agreements
  • Workplace safety
  • Harassment investigations
  • Product liability
  • Personal injury
  • Commercial disputes

Jessica regularly appears in federal and state courts, and handles administrative matters before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, among other agencies.

Prior to joining Wegman Hessler, Jessica worked as a litigation associate for an employment-focused civil rights law firm. Jessica also served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Daniel Aaron Polster and Hon. Sara Lioi in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and as a Pro Se and Death Penalty Staff Attorney for the court.

During law school, Jessica served as a Research Editor of the Cleveland State Law Review.

Jessica is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Cleveland Society for Human Resource Management (CSHRM). She was also named to the Federation of Defense Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Ladder Down Cleveland Class of 2022.

Outside of her legal practice, Jessica lives in Avon Lake, Ohio with her husband, Dave, and where they raise their four children. She enjoys spending time with her children and pets, hiking in the MetroParks, and attending concerts, live theater, and comedy shows.

 

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2015

Memberships / Honors / Awards

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio Chapter
  • Recipient, Sydney A. Levine Award for Best Paper in a Legal Writing Course and Outstanding Note of the Year Award, Spring 2008
  • Recipient, Frank L. Bartak Memorial Fund Award for Outstanding Student in Contracts; Judge James C. Connell
  • Honored as Rising Star, 2017-2020

Education

  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2010, summa cum laude
  • B.A. Baldwin Wallace College, 1999, magna cum laude

Publications / Presentations