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Faruki+ Names Steve Weigand Partner

DAYTON, OH— January 8, 2019 — Faruki+ is pleased to announce that Steve Weigand, an attorney with the business litigation firm, has been elected to the partnership.  Weigand, who joined Faruki+ in 2008, is a successful trial attorney and counselor on complex legal issues and commercial disputes.  His experience includes representing companies in diverse industries such as healthcare, financial services, manufacturing and construction, and he has litigated cases involving contracts, product liability, intellectual property and class actions, among others.

"Steve is an exceptional trial lawyer, who is able to achieve excellent results for clients," noted Jeff Ireland.

Erin Rhinehart commented, "Steve is an incredibly talented attorney who intuitively understands clients' needs and is not afraid to offer creative solutions.  I am thrilled to have him join the partnership." 

In addition to his trial practice, Weigand is actively involved in the Cincinnati community. He is the Vice President of Development and Board member with Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America.  Weigand is the current Treasurer and Board member of the John W. Peck Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.  He is the Treasurer of the Litigation Section of the Ohio State Bar Association, and serves as the Chair of the Life Forward Board of Trustees.  Weigand, in 2015, was a Gentlemen of Style and Substance Honoree, as recognized by Cincinnati Parks Foundation and Cincinnati Magazine. 

Steve remarked, "It is a great honor to be joining Faruki+ as a partner.  This is a firm that has a long history of providing impeccable service to our clients and a relentless pursuit of obtaining the best results for them.  We have a strong team of partners, attorneys and staff that care deeply about advancing the interests of our clients."

"Our clients love working with Steve; he is a seasoned trial attorney and outstanding strategist, and is respected in our state and federal courts for his work ethic and professionalism," added Jeff Cox.   

Steve has authored publications for and presented at numerous CLEs hosted by the National Business Institute, and contributed to Faruki+ blogs.

Weigand received his B.A. from Bowling Green State University in 2004 and his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 2008, where he was a Publications Editor of the Law Review.

To learn more about Weigand or Faruki+, contact John Kendall at (937) 227‑3723.

About Faruki+

Faruki+ ( is a litigation firm with offices in Dayton and Cincinnati that handles complex disputes, including intellectual property, class actions, competition-based litigation, employment, antitrust, privacy, commercial litigation, arbitration and white-collar litigation.  You can find Faruki+ on LinkedIn and Twitter at @FarukiMediaLaw.  Also, visit business litigation blog site, for the latest developments in business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media.  You can also follow Faruki+ on LinkedIn at