Wes Loegering has represented clients in complex federal and state civil and criminal trials for more than 25 years. He has handled all aspects of litigation involving business and government controversies, with a focus on matters involving federal and state agencies, including the SEC, IRS, and CMS. Wes has led trial teams in a variety of jurisdictions and successfully obtained temporary restraining orders, injunctive and emergency relief, and jury verdicts; and he has helped businesses respond to civil and criminal government investigations.
Wes has successfully represented clients facing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations, an Enron senior executive (client sentenced to probation), numerous companies and executives investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission and grand juries, the sole corporate defendant in a whistleblower matter seeking more than $1 billion in damages brought under the False Claims Act (qui tam), and negotiated settlement of matters investigated by the Department of Justice, including the Office of Foreign Asset Control. Prior to joining Jones Day, he defended numerous interconnection and class action cases on behalf of AT&T.
Wes is a member of the American Bar Association and the Dallas Bar Association (chair, Pro Bono Committee, 1990). He is regularly appointed to defend federal criminal cases in the Northern District of Texas. His service to the community includes volunteering at the Austin Street Shelter, playing violin in church services, and serving on the boards of several Dallas area nonprofit organizations.
Verizon obtains TRO and preliminary injunction, prevails at fair market hearing, and successfully settles case
Multinational pharmaceutical company conducts independent investigation of whistleblower allegations pursuant to contract audit rights
Honors & Distinctions
Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine and Texas Monthly for 13 consecutive years (2003-2015)
Law Clerk to Judge Jerry Buchmeyer, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas (1981-1982)