Notable News – February 2018
We are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2018, Peter A. Hessler began
serving as the Managing Partner of Wegman Law and Angela M. Lavin became
the General Counsel of Wegman Law. As of January 1, 2018, Keith A. Vanderburg stepped
aside as Wegman Law’s Managing Partner and we would like to take this
opportunity to congratulate and thank Keith for his long and successful
leadership of Wegman Law. Keith will continue as a partner on a full-time basis
and serves on our Board of Directors.
Christopher A. Holecek and Angela M. Lavin have
been nominated as Ohio Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than five percent of
the lawyers in the State are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to
receive this honor.
Jessica L. MacKeigan has been selected as Ohio Rising Stars. Each
year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the State are selected by the
research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Peter A. Hessler and Tanja M. Holecek have
been recognized as “Best Lawyers,” an organization that recognizes leading
lawyers based entirely on peer review.
Michelle Fabry has joined Wegman Law as an associate in our
Intellectual Property Department. Michelle is a 2016 graduate of The University
of Akron School of Law, and practices intellectual property law, focusing on
patent preparation and prosecution, patentability searching and analysis, as
well as trademark procurement.
Lawrence S. Crowther serves as Chairman of the International Law
Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. The CMBA ILS presented
several important programs and seminars in 2017, including “Impact of India’s
New Law – GST in M&A Deals”, “What is the Future of NAFTA – the North
American Free Trade Agreement,” and “Doing Business Internationally: Why You
Need to Know Your Business Partner.”
Wegman Law employees raised over $600 and collected 15 boxes of
food and supplies benefitting the Parma Hunger Center in their annual food
drive. Our employees also collected 4 boxes of toys for the annual Toys for Tots
Program. In addition, in 2017, our employees raised over $1,400 for the