John W. Weiss - Alston & Bird LLP

John W. Weiss

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2017

John Weiss is a partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Group and is based in the New York office. He focuses his practice in the areas of business reorganization, restructuring and bankruptcy law and has experience representing debtors, official and unofficial committees, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, indenture trustees, agents, lessors and lessees of both real and personal property, parties to executory contracts, trade creditors and other parties in interest in complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. He also has national experience representing defendants in avoidance actions and professional service firms with bankruptcy retention and fee-related issues.

Mr. Weiss has been named a New York Super Lawyer, and The New York State Bar Association named Mr. Weiss a 2014 Empire State Counsel honoree for his outstanding contributions to pro bono service. He has also been listed in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

Additional Information

Areas of Concentration
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Litigation
  • Committee Representation
  • Distressed Asset Purchasers
  • Fiduciary
  • Fraudulent Transfers & Preference Representation
  • Professional Engagements
  • Debtor Representation
  • Secured Creditors
  • Structured Finance & Securitization
Ohio State UniversityBA 1996Pennsylvania State UniversityJ.D. 2000
American Bankruptcy InstituteAmerican Bankruptcy InstituteTurnaround Management AssociationNew York State Bar Empire State Counsel ListNew Jersey chapter of Autism SpeaksJersey Coast chapter of the American Red Cross

Office Location

90 Park Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10016-1387
United States

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law