Mr. Brett Weiss

Mr. Brett Weiss

The Weiss Law Group, LLC
  • Bankruptcy
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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Chip Parker
Chip Parker March 19, 2018
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Brett Weiss is a foremost authority on business bankruptcy, having literally written the book! I have worked with Brett for many years, and he is a true problem solver. I recommend Brett as a consumer or business bankruptcy litigator and practitioner.
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Brett Weiss, a senior partner at The Weiss Law Group, LLC, has been representing people and businesses in all phases of bankruptcy for over 40 years. He has experience in complex individual Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, and in Chapter 11 small business restructuring and reorganization.

Brett Weiss is the co-author of "Chapter 11 for Individual Debtors," and articles for the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, the Maryland Bar Journal, and the Bankruptcy Law Network. Mr. Weiss lectures nationally on bankruptcy issues. He has spoken before the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association and Maryland State Bar Association. He was selected as the consumer presenter for the prestigious American Bankruptcy Institute “Great Debates”, and served on the ABI Individual Chapter 11 Task Force.

He has testified before the Bankruptcy Rules Committee and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and has twice testified before Congress on bankruptcy and credit issues.

Mr. Weiss has received international media attention in connection with his work. He was interviewed by Barbara Walters on The View, has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, ABC News with Peter Jennings, the Montel Williams Show, National Public Radio, AARP-TV, the BBC World Service, and numerous local radio and television programs, and been quoted in Money magazine, The Washington Post and The Baltimore Sun, among others.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the Maryland State Bar Association Consumer Bankruptcy Council.

Practice Area
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Professional Experience
Managing Member
The Weiss Law Group, LLC
- Current
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
J.D. (1983) | Law
Honors: Graduated with Honors
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Alan J. Belsky Award in recognition of outstanding dedication and services to Consumer Bankruptcy
Maryland State Bar Association Consumer Bankruptcy Council
Distinguished Service Award
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Maryland Super Lawyer
Maryland Super Lawyer
DC Super Lawyer
Super Lawyer
Professional Associations
Maryland State Bar Consumer Bankruptcy Council
Board of Directors
- Current
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Bankruptcy Law Network
Founding Member
- Current
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American Bankruptcy Institute
Member, Individual Chapter 11 Workgroup
- Current
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National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Attorneys
Maryland State Chair (former)
- Current
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District of Columbia Bar
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Maryland State Bar
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Articles & Publications
The Small Business Reorganization Act: A Brief Overview
Consumer Bankruptcy Journal
Should the Absolute Priority Rule Apply in Individual Chapter 11 Cases? (Point-Counterpoint)
ABI Journal
Fail to Make Direct Payments to Secured Creditors? Discharge OK (Point-Counterpoint)
ABI Journal
Who Gets the Money? The DIP Account, Liquidation Test and Conversion in Individual Chapter 11 Cases
ABI Journal
Chapter 11 for Individual Debtors
Not Dead Yet: Bankruptcy After BAPCPA
MSBA Journal
Websites & Blogs
The Weiss Law Group
Maryland Bankruptcy Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Main Office
8843 Greenbelt Road, Suite 299
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Telephone: (301) 924-4400
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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