Janet M. Weiss

Janet M. Weiss assists clients in achieving their objectives in complex bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings. Whether representing debtors, creditors, strategic buyers or other interested parties, Janet’s strong transactional skills coupled with her practical business sense enable her to develop creative solutions in corporate reorganizations and debt restructurings.

Janet has represented debtors, creditors, committees, secured lenders, debtor-in-possession financiers and acquirers in substantial chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings. She also has significant experience in bankruptcy litigation, retail insolvencies, and bankruptcy aspects of asset-backed and mortgage-backed financings. In addition, she has assisted structuring corporate transactions to minimize insolvency risks.

Janet is a frequent speaker and writer on bankruptcy and financial restructuring law topics. She has lectured at ABA, American Bankruptcy Institute and New York City bar programs. She has written articles on the intersection of bankruptcy and trademarks, indentures and real estate, among other topics.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Banking, 2) Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring, 3) Consumer Financial Services, 4) Lending Transactions and 5) Mortgage Banking
Law School University of Pennsylvania Law School, Penn Law (J.D.,1989)
Education University of Pennsylvania (B.A.,1986)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/janet-weiss-4913305
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