With more than 20 years of experience, Wendy Feinstein represents companies in contract disputes, business torts—including fraud, misrepresentation, and unfair competition—and intellectual property disputes, helping them to resolve business disputes through negotiation and litigation. Wendy’s defense experience also includes matters involving pharmaceutical product liability and False Claim Act cases. She also has diverse experience representing employers in employment disputes, as well as serving as counsel to foreign countries in litigation in the United States.
Although Wendy's practice largely focuses on litigation, she has served as outside general counsel for clients and continues to counsel clients on developing new business strategies and solutions to prevent litigation, or resolve matters outside of court or arbitration.
Defense of a global pharmaceutical company in product liability litigation involving an oral anticoagulant in multidistrict federal litigation and consolidated state litigation.
Defense of a global pharmaceutical company in product liability litigation involving intrauterine system in multidistrict federal litigation and consolidated state litigation.
Represented a manufacturer of fiber reinforcement products in patent and unfair competition litigation.
Defended a global pharmaceutical company in product liability litigation involving combined oral contraceptives in multidistrict federal litigation and consolidated state litigation.
Defended a global manufacturer of highway products in trial of False Claims Act violations.
Represented a medical device manufacturer in a case asserting trademark and copyright infringement that was favorably resolved shortly after the complaint was filed.
Represented a global manufacturer of highway products in patent infringement and unfair competition litigation.
Successfully arbitrated for a regional company a dispute with its former CEO and principal over the terms of an executive employment agreement and terms of a purchase agreement.
Obtained dismissal for a foreign sovereign in litigation brought pursuant to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.
Obtained judgment following a bench trial in favor of a company in a dispute over the purchase of regional radio stations.
Defended a hotel operating company in trademark and contract litigation resulting in a favorable settlement following discovery.
Represented a manufacturer of flow meters for nuclear power plants in litigation with suppliers of parts resulting in a favorable settlement following discovery.
Represented a global manufacturer of solar panels in litigation against a manufacturer of specialized plant equipment resulting in a favorable settlement following discovery.
Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1995, J.D.
University of Michigan, 1992, B.A.
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Judicial Evaluation Commission, Investigation Division, Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member, Ohio State Bar Association
Member, Western District of Pennsylvania Local Rules Advisory Committee
Member, Q Todd Dickinson Intellectual Property Inn of Court International Association of Defense Counsel
Former member, Board of Trustees, Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (2006-2015)
Former member, Board of Directors, Jewish Family & Children’s Service (2007-2013)
Rising Star, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
AV® Preeminent™ rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Recipient, Charles Auerbach Memorial Award for Outstanding Student in the Law of Evidence