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Vorys Elevates Five Attorneys to Partner

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Attorneys & Professionals

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is pleased to announce that it has named Jason C. Elvers, Daren S. Garcia, Thomas N. McCormick, Bruce P. Paige and Elia O. Woyt partners to the firm.

Elvers is a member of the technology and intellectual property group in the Columbus office.  His practice includes assisting businesses to structure technology transactions and safeguard intellectual property as well as working on general copyright and entertainment law issues.  Elvers also has extensive experience in software licensing and development agreements, telecommunications services agreements, website development, hosting agreements, technology services and outsourcing agreements. He received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and his B.A. cum laude from The Ohio State University.

Garcia is a member of the litigation group in the Columbus office. He has successfully tried breach of contract, corporate governance and fiduciary duty, property conversion and consumer cases to final verdict.  Garcia has also gained substantial experience defending class action suits across the country involving the securities laws, claims relating to prescription drug pricing, wage and hour laws, consumer laws and fraud claims. He obtained his J.D. from the Emory University School of Law and his B.A. with honors from The Ohio State University.

McCormick is a member of the litigation group in the Columbus office.  He has a broad trial practice focusing on complex commercial litigation and employment disputes.  McCormick represents clients in cases involving class action allegations, manufacturing and construction disputes, sales and licensing agreements, and non-compete/trade secret matters.  He has appeared in state and federal courts throughout the country and before a national and international arbitration panel.  McCormick also served as a prosecutor for the City of Bexley and represented the city in various criminal and code enforcement matters.  He received his J.D. with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his B.S. magna cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Paige is a member of the corporate and finance group in the Columbus office.  He assists private companies in entity formation and has been involved in mergers and acquisitions involving both private and public companies.  He regularly negotiates and prepares general corporate and commercial agreements.  He has been loaned to multiple clients, including two of Ohio’s largest public companies and a large local health care provider, to join their in-house legal team for extended periods of time.   He received his J.D. with honors from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, his M.B.A. from The Ohio State University and his B.A. summa cum laude from Ohio University.

Woyt is a member of the commercial and real estate and bankruptcy groups in the Akron office.  He counsels clients on various transactions including secured transactions, financing transactions, loan restructurings and real estate matters.  Woyt also has significant experience representing creditors and other parties in bankruptcy proceedings and commercial litigation matters.  He received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and his B.A. summa cum laude from Canisius College.