Notable News – February 2017

Wednesday February 1, 2017 Published in

Richard T. Coyne was awarded the prestigious Workers Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution to the work of Trial Attorneys of America. In addition, Attorney Coyne recently addressed the American Society for Quality.  The subject matter was “Best Practices: When an Accusatory Finger is Pointed at a Manufacturer’s Design and Quality Assurance Team.”

Jason A. Worgull and IP team members recently presented a program entitled “International Intellectual Property Protection and Strategies” at a Continuing Legal Education program sponsored by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Jay R. Carson successfully represented a local machine tool technology company in a matter involving the theft of the client’s trade secrets by a multi-national competitor. Shortly after suit was filed, the competitor agreed to not only destroy and never otherwise use any information it may have obtained by questionable means, but also agreed to pay all of our client’s legal fees and expenses.

Wegman Hessler & Vanderburg was recently recognized in Crain’s Cleveland Business as one of the thirty largest law firms in Northeast Ohio.

Aaron A. Hessler recently joined the firm as an associate in the Litigation Department.  Aaron graduated from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law on May 13, 2016, successfully sat for the Ohio State Bar Exam in July 2016, and was sworn in to the Ohio State Bar on November 7, 2016.

Jessica L. MacKeigan has joined the firm as an associate in the Litigation Department. Jessica is a 2010 graduate of the Cleveland Marshall College of Law. Before entering private practice, Jessica was a Judicial Law Clerk and Staff Attorney in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

We are pleased to welcome the following employees to the Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg team:

  • Lesley Newman – Receptionist
  • Alisa Adams – Paralegal in the Litigation Support Group

Wegman Hessler specializes in business law for business leaders, applying legal discipline to solve business problems to help business owners run smarter. For more than 50 years, this Cleveland business law firm provides full-service strategic legal counsel for closely held businesses. Learn more at www.wegmanlaw.com.

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