Jeffrey L. Vagle is an associate with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Vagle concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, with a particular focus on privacy, security, data protection, Internet law and technology-related matters.
Mr. Vagle’s engagements include:
Mr. Vagle is an active member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and currently chairs its Cyberspace & E-Commerce Committee. He also is a member of the American Bar Association’s Cyberspace Law Committee of the Business Law Section, and currently serves as a member of the Cybercrime Working Group.
- currently representing a major health care informatics and software company against claims of breach of contract, improper procurement of information, and unfair competition
- currently representing a software company in its claims of copyright infringement, trademark infringement, and breach of contract against competitors for alleged copying and modification of its innovative electronic locker system
- successfully defended a major provider of security services in putative class action alleging violations of the CAN-SPAM Act
- obtained summary judgment on federal preemption grounds for a national bank charged with violating state unfair and deceptive trade practices acts.
Before joining Pepper, Mr. Vagle was a software engineer in the information security and defense industries. Mr. Vagle also served as an infantry rifleman in the U.S. Marine Corps and as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army National Guard.
Mr. Vagle is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.