The Van Winkle Law Firm offers congratulations to four of our attorneys
who have advanced to principal roles within the firm. Those named are
Jackson Bebber, Ryan Coffield, Heather Whitaker Goldstein and William
Heedy. These talented members of our team have made an impact through
their work for our clients and their dedication to serving the legal needs
of our community.
Meet Our Newest Principals
Jack Bebber is a member our litigation team, focusing his practice on general
eminent domain defense and commercial and residential real estate litigation. His experience
representing the best interests of property owners in courtrooms throughout
Western North Carolina has contributed to jury verdicts resulting in millions
of dollars in recoveries for his clients. He is committed to protecting
the rights of property owners in our community.
Ryan Coffield is the firm’s business practice group leader and works
with businesses in all phases of corporate life, from formation and ongoing
operations, to reorganizations and owner transition strategies. With a
masters of taxation degree, his knowledge of
corporate and non-profit tax issues allows him to provide a unique perspective when advising clients on tax
matters relating to their business goals.
Heather Goldstein’s practice centers around elder law issues, supporting
her clients through the unique needs that accompany longevity. She works
with clients to create a plan that addresses future medical, financial
and decision-making needs. Additionally, she offers advice to family members
and caregivers serving in a fiduciary role on behalf of an elderly or
disabled person, and provides
advocacy and dispute-resolution when conflicts arise or when an older adult is at risk of financial exploitation.
William Heedy is a registered patent attorney who counsels clients in all areas of
intellectual property (IP), including patent, trade secret, trademark and copyright matters,
in both transactional and litigation settings. Through his thorough and
comprehensive due diligence, and by bringing his technical and legal perspective
to each IP matter, William navigates clients through the process of bringing
their products to market in as easy and streamlined a manner as possible.
Serving all your legal needs
The varied practice areas of our newest principals demonstrate the diversity
of Van Winkle’s team of attorneys, who work together to fulfill
the legal needs of our community. Offering counsel in the areas of personal,
estate planning, business and litigation matters, among many others, The
Van Winkle Law Firm is committed to providing exceptional service for