Kevin W. Weigand

Counsel
Weigand Kevin

As an experienced trial attorney, Kevin Weigand represents clients in complex disputes. These include claims involving misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, fraud, business torts, trust and estate disputes, membership and shareholder disputes, and professional negligence. Kevin has extensive experience in all aspects of the litigation process. He represents clients in trials, hearings, arbitrations, and depositions. His clients have included financial institutions, government contractors, software companies, and other businesses of all sizes. Kevin also represents executors, trustees, and beneficiaries of estates in inheritance disputes.

His litigation experience includes managing discovery efforts, conducting fact investigations, preparing witnesses, negotiating settlements, and advocating for clients before state and federal judges. Before joining Venable, he was an associate at an international law firm and served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Richard B. Potter in the Circuit Court for the 31st Judicial District of Virginia.

Kevin is active in the Northern Virginia community, where he provides pro bono representation for individuals in need of assistance and serves on the board of directors of Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN), the only region-wide organization focused solely on preventing child abuse and neglect across Northern Virginia.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Obtained a nationwide permanent injunction on behalf of client to prevent ongoing infringement of client's trademark (E.D. Va.)
  • Obtained and collected a judgment against a subcontractor relating to weapons supply and static security in Afghanistan (E.D. Va.)
  • Obtained summary judgment award for executive in stock options case (E.D. Va.)
  • Secured confidential settlement in representation of minority shareholder in arbitration dispute relating to oppressive conduct by majority shareholders (American Arbitration Association)
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of major cleaning product manufacturer in Lanham Act false advertising case (D. Mass.)
  • Obtained injunctive relief on behalf of a government contractor based on alleged misappropriation of trade secrets (E.D. Va.)
  • Obtained injunctive relief on behalf of a food products company stemming from false and misleading allegations about the company’s product (N.D.N.Y.)
  • Obtained injunctive relief on behalf of online retailer in claims for trademark infringement and related torts surrounding creation of “ripped” websites that deceive consumers into providing financial information to Internet scammers (E.D. Va.)
  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of a law firm in a legal malpractice action based on the attorneys’ underlying representation of its client in a child custody matter (D.C. Super. Ct.)
  • Successfully defended against motion for injunctive relief stemming from commercial lease dispute (D.D.C.)
  • Secured confidential settlement in representation of AmLaw 100 firm in legal malpractice action (Fairfax Cir.)
  • Represented Trustee and Executor in litigation involving dispute with beneficiaries (Fairfax Cir.)

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Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. William & Mary School of Law 2010
    • Managing Editor, William & Mary Environmental Law & Policy Review
  • B.S. summa cum laude Northeastern University 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable Richard B. Potter Circuit Court for the 31st Judicial District of Virginia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, Former regional director
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Fairfax Bar Association

Community
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Pro Bono

  • Frequently provides pro bono legal services at clinics in the Northern Virginia area
  • Assisted victims with prosecuting claims for consumer protection law violations
  • Helped low-income families navigate government benefits regulations
  • Drafted last wills and testaments for senior citizens
  • Represented clients in disputes before the Social Security Administration regarding disability benefits
  • Represented unaccompanied minors who had been abandoned, abused, or neglected in their efforts to obtain Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Personal Activities

  • Member of the Board of Directors of SCAN of Northern Virginia