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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