Amanda A. Barreto

Amanda A. Barreto


Amanda A. Barreto, Esq. PRACTICE AREAS: Litigation and Real Estate& Construction Ms. Barreto is a member of the Firm's Litigation and Real Estate departments and counsels homeowners, community associations, business owners, individuals, and for-profit and non-profit corporations in resolving real estate, contract, commercial, corporate governance, insurance, and employment disputes.  She is one of 22 attorneys certified [...]

Richard D. Panza

Richard D. Panza


Richard D. Panza, Esq. INTRODUCTION PRACTICE AREAS: Litigation One of the three founding members of the Firm and named partner of Wickens Herzer Panza, Mr. Panza has been practicing law since 1973. Focusing his practice on business litigation, Rich brings years of talent, experience, sophistication and power to the table. Mr. Panza is the Chairperson of [...]

Richard A. Naegele

Richard A. Naegele


Richard A. Naegele, Esq. INTRODUCTION PRACTICE AREA: Employment & Labor Mr. Naegele is a member of the Corporate & Business Transactions Department and Chairperson of the Fringe Benefits Division. He served on the Firm’s Board of Directors and continues to serve as Vice President.  Mr. Naegele focuses on pension and employee benefits and has shared his expertise [...]

Rachelle K. Zidar

Rachelle K. Zidar


Rachelle K. Zidar, Esq. INTRODUCTION PRACTICE AREAS: Litigation Ms. Zidar is a member of WHP’s Litigation Department, serves on the Firm’s Board of Directors, and focuses on complex commercial litigation as well as probate and fiduciary litigation. Since her admission to the Ohio Bar in 1996, Ms. Zidar has practiced regularly before the Federal District Courts, [...]

Malorie A. Alverson

Malorie A. Alverson


Malorie A. Alverson, Esq. INTRODUCTION PRACTICE AREA: Litigation, Real Estate & Construction Ms. Alverson is a member of the Litigation Department and focuses on advising and representing for-profit and non-profit businesses, governmental agencies and individuals in all aspects of litigation. Her practice focuses in the area of business litigation with an emphasis on contract disputes, [...]

Amy L. DeLuca

Amy L. DeLuca


Amy L. DeLuca, Esq. INTRODUCTION PRACTICE AREA: Employment & Labor Ms. DeLuca serves on the Firm's Board of Directors, is the Firm's Chief Human Resources Officer and is Chairperson of the Employment & Labor Practice Area. She focuses her practice on assisting clients with issues related to labor and employment. She ensures her clients comply with [...]

Philip J. Truax

Philip J. Truax


Philip J. Truax, Esq. INTRODUCTION PRACTICE AREAS: Real Estate and Construction, Litigation Mr. Truax is the Chairperson of the Real Estate and Construction Practice Area and serves on the Firm’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors. He focuses primarily on construction and real estate matters, and litigating business disputes. Mr. Truax works with contractors, subcontractors, [...]