Our Team


William C. Spence

William Cory Spence assists individual and business clients to obtain their best possible outcome in contentious legal matters. He has extensive experience in litigation, arbitration, and mediation involving all areas of intellectual property law.

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William C. Spence

Jason M. Wejnert

Jason’s practice focuses on patent litigation for industry-leading clients, managing all aspects of patent litigation cases from inception through trial, as well as ex parte and inter partes reexamination and inter partes review proceedings.

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Jason M. Wejnert

Alok Parikh

Alok Parikh is an associate with SpencePC and concentrates his practice on all aspects of intellectual property, including litigation, prosecution, licensing, valuation, and brokerage.

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Alok Parikh

Michael McDonough

Michael McDonough is an associate in the complex commercial litigation practice group of SpencePC. He concentrates his practice on commercial litigation and resolving various business disputes for clients ranging from individuals to large corporations. Michael counsels his clients on a wide array of business and litigation issues.

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Michael McDonough

Anthony “AJ” Wenn

AJ Wenn is an associate with SpencePC and is adept at counseling clients in all areas of intellectual property. In particular, he excels at prosecuting utility and design patent applications in the chemical, electrical, mechanical, and software arts. He also prepares legal opinions related to patentability, infringement, patent validity, and freedom to practice. Additionally, AJ is a licensed patent attorney with the USPTO.

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Associate Attorney Anthony "AJ" Wenn

Daniel Hess

Daniel is an associate in the complex commercial litigation practice group of SpencePC. His practice focuses on resolving a wide variety of business disputes, especially when intellectual property rights are involved.

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Associate Daniel Hess

Laura Shapiro

Laura Shapiro is an associate* at SpencePC. She is focusing her practice on complex commercial litigation. She earned her undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University, graduating summa cum laude in Chinese. Ms. Shapiro is also a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. During law school, Ms. Shapiro served as President of the International Law Society, planning and participating in multiple events focused on various international legal topics.

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Gopal Gannamraj

Gopal Gannamraj is an associate with SpencePC and focuses his practice on all areas of intellectual property. More specifically, he concentrates his practice on prosecution, litigation, licensing, and strategizing with clients regarding patents in the electrical, mechanical, chemical, and software arts.

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Matthew Wilkerson

Matt Wilkerson is a law clerk at SpencePC. He earned his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University in Biology. While at Bucknell, his studies were focused on virology, micro biodiversity, and genetics. Mr. Wilkerson earned his graduate degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. While at Northwestern, Mr. Wilkerson worked on a medical device startup, Stage.5, developing technology for early detection of pressure ulcers.

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Kristin Juliar

Kristin has over twenty years’ experience in all aspects of complex litigation from case inception through appeal, including the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Janet Perez

Janet has over 15 years of experience as a legal assistant which has provided her exposure to many areas of law. She has worked within the fields of corporate law, immigration, and litigation.

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Lauren Walsh

Lauren has administrative experience in the legal field working at firms that specialize in medical malpractice, personal injury, and bankruptcy.

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Ruth Ruffle

Ruth Ruffle, the Firm’s Office Manager, joined Spence PC in 2016, bringing with her a wealth of extensive experience in legal administration and client service.

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Ruth Ruffle