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Two KWGD Attorneys Elected Director-Shareholders

01.05.21 written by

Canton, OH – Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. (KWGD) is pleased to announce that two attorneys, Joseph J. Pasquarella and James M. Williams, have been elected Director-Shareholders of the firm effective January 1, 2021.

Joseph J. Pasquarella concentrates his practice on all phases of civil and commercial litigation, including trial and appellate practice in state and federal courts. His litigation practice includes contract disputes and residential and commercial real estate disputes. His transactional practice includes all types of oil, gas, and mineral agreements and residential and commercial real estate agreements. Pasquarella, a member of the Appellate Law, Litigation Practice and Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Sections, earned his J. D. from Capital University Law School and his B. A. Degree from Kent State University. 

James M. Williams concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial and corporate litigation, including routine state and federal court practice in asset purchase disputes, appellate advocacy, employment disputes, products-liability defense, probate litigation, bankruptcy litigation, and employer Workers’ Compensation appeals. Williams, a member of the Litigation Practice, Appellate Law, and Bankruptcy Law Sections, earned his J.D. cum laude from Case Western University School of Law and his B.A. Degree from Ohio University. 

About KWGD

Established in 1958, the firm provides representation across 25 various practice areas of law, including Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Corporate and Business Law, Real Estate and Construction, Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Lending and Finance, Taxation, Health Care, Environmental Law, OSHA, Probate and Estate Planning, and Litigation in all areas. The firm has over 50 attorneys with offices in Canton, Akron, Alliance, New Philadelphia, Massillon and Sugarcreek. For more information visit