Associates

Jason L. Weiner

Attorney 

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Jason helped develop a niche practice at Schafer and Weiner representing court-appointed receivers.  Jason represents federal and state court appointed receivers over operating and liquidating companies, and has advised on a wide range of business issues including cross border implications, day-to-day company operations, personnel issues, emergency equipment failures, receivership financing, sales of assets from liquor licenses to going-concern business assets, and causes of action against former officers and directors. 

Jason also represents receivers appointed for other purposes – including helping to facilitate litigation disputes between parties.  Jason is a full member of NAFER, the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers – a member-only organization that selectively admits attorneys who have served as primary counsel for receivers appointed at the request of a Federal agency, and was recently admitted into the INSOL – International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals – Global Insolvency Practice Course Class of 2017-2018.

In addition, Jason represents and counsels debtor clients in corporate restructurings, chapter 7 and chapter 11 bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts, and chapter 7 trustees.  Jason’s practice is not limited to business restructuring and bankruptcy, as he also represents companies in a wide range of business litigation and transactional matters.

During law school, Jason served as an extern at the Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney office and as an extern at the Michigan Department of Attorney General, Tobacco and Special Litigation Division.  Prior to attending law school, Jason served as an intern for the Honorable Stephen Adler, President and Chief Judge, retired, of the National Labor Court of Israel in Jerusalem.  Jason also served as an intern for the Honorable Gerald E. Rosen, Judge, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and as an intern for the Honorable Bernard A. Friedman, Chief Judge, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.