Weber Gallagher Announces James Wescoe and Patrick Downey Join Firm


Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP is pleased to announce James Wescoe has joined the firm as a Partner in the Commercial Transportation Group and Patrick Downey has joined the firm as an Associate in the group. Both attorneys are located in the firm's Philadelphia office and handle case in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and locations throughout the United States.

"Weber Gallagher continues to expand the Commercial Transportation Group to meet the needs of our clients," said Paul M. Fires, Managing Partner of the firm. "In addition to Jim and Patrick, the firm recently welcomed, Jeffrey Segal, who serves as co-chair of the Commercial Transportation Group, and associate and Roberto Uribe. Jim and Patrick in Philadelphia complement Jeff and his group in New Jersey. While augmenting the firm's litigation and counseling services with their experience and knowledge, Jim and Jeff will provide additional immediate response services so critical in this industry."

Wescoe focuses his practice on commercial transportation, contracts, trucking liability defense and in the area of cargo claims. Downey focuses his practice on the defense of commercial motor vehicle companies and their insurers.

"Joining a group of well versed commercial transportation attorneys is beneficial for me as well as my clients," said Wescoe. "I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues and continuing to provide individualized legal services and strong business counseling to meet my client's specific needs."

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