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Notable News – July 2018

Sunday July 1, 2018 Published in

Lesley A. Weigand will be speaking at
the Ohio State Bar Association’s Midwest Labor and Employment Law Seminar which
takes place on October 11-12, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Lesley will be giving a
presentation on the taxation of employment settlements and the impact of the
Weinstein provision on settlements.

Jay R. Carson is running for state office as the District 13
Representative to the Ohio House of Representative. District 13 encompasses
parts of Lakewood and Cleveland. Jay has gained significant legislative
experience by serving as a legislative aide to the Ohio General Assembly,
through his work for the Cuyahoga County Workforce Investment Board and
Lakewood Civil Service Commission, and through his representation of clients in
government-related matters.

On May 23, 2018, Wegman Law’s WAVE (Women Achieving Victory
Everyday) 
group hosted Dr. Francoise Adan, the Endowed
Connor Chair of Integrative Medicine at University Hospitals, for a discussion
on managing stress and building resilience. The event was well-attended and marked
the largest attendance for a WAVE event so far. Stay tuned for information
regarding future WAVE events.

Peter A. Hessler and Aaron A. Hessler presented
at the Future Lutheran Administrators – Midwest Educators (FLAME) Conference on
June 19, 2018 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Their presentation consisted of an
overview of key legal issues facing Lutheran Schools in the current social and
political climate.

Peter A. Holdsworth and Jay R. Carson obtained
a preliminary injunction enforcing a noncompete agreement against an
international competitor for a manufacturing client in the U.S. Northern
District of Ohio.

Jay R. Carson and Dr. Michael Baranowski, Associate
Professor of Political Science at Northern Kentucky University, will be
presenting at the Northern District of Ohio Chapter, Federal Bar Association
2018 State of the Court Luncheon on October 9, 2018. Jay and Dr. Baranowski
will be speaking about the political process in the federal judiciary.

Rachel E. Lyons recently secured a temporary restraining order
on behalf of the beneficiaries to a trust and thereby protected the assets of
the trust from being further depleted by the now erstwhile trustee.  The
matter is now in mediation as Rachel seeks to recover as much of the former
assets as possible.

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