Throughout his career, Breck Weigel has served as a trusted advisor to scores of companies, their corporate CEOs, boards, executives and in-house counsel in a wide variety of significant and sensitive legal matters ranging from litigation, to investigations, to crisis management and regulatory compliance. He is service oriented and his approach ensures that the client’s objectives are his own.
Breck brings unique experience to the firm, having spent more than 35 years in high-profile legal positions both in private practice and public company service. After building a national litigation practice that involved trying cases in multiple state and federal courts, including substantial appellate experience, Breck joins the firm after serving for 11 years in key legal roles for one of the world’s largest public companies. These roles included chief global litigation and investigations counsel, international general counsel (based in London), general counsel for a multibillion-dollar defense division and, most recently, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.
These myriad positions drive Breck’s pragmatic and strategic approach to risk assessment, dispute resolution and crisis management. The nature of Breck’s diverse practice has provided substantial exposure to multiparty disputes across many industries involving contracts, intellectual property, trade secrets, cybersecurity, privacy, products liability, construction, fraud, real estate and the False Claims Act. Breck has also led hundreds of internal investigations, including those involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Breck has been recognized for his legal abilities by The Best Lawyers in America, Ohio Super Lawyers and other professional organizations. He is a past president of the Cincinnati Bar Association and Chairman of the Judicial Selection Committee for Hamilton County, Ohio. Breck also is the founder, president and board chair of Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio, which provides free legal services to non-profit social service organizations serving the disadvantaged or enhancing the quality of life in their communities and is a past recipient of the volunteer of the year award by the Ohio Non-Profit Association.