Notable News – February 2018

Thursday February 1, 2018 Published in

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 Alzheimer’s Association.


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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