MORRIS WEISS

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Morris Weiss

Bankruptcy attorney with broad range of experience

Clients involved in restructurings benefit from the insight and experience Morris Weiss has gained during a career spent in both private legal practice and in-house, as well as in leadership positions with financial services companies, manufacturers, and industrial companies. Today, Morris provides counsel to debtors, litigation trustees, creditors, creditors' committees, bondholders, purchasers of assets, and other parties involved in bankruptcy cases in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, real estate, technology, and financial services.

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Morris' Related Experience

Medical malpractice insurer Capson Corp. faces bankruptcy following ongoing losses

Assisted Capson Corp. and its two affiliates in jointly administered Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, including disputes involving the Texas Department of Insurance, as well as ongoing disputes regarding ownership of insurance policies and proceeds.

TransPecos Banks obtains Chapter 11 trustee

Represented TransPecos Banks in Chapter 11 cases of wholesale food processing companies KHRL Group, LLC and Papa Grande Gourmet Foods, LLC and successfully obtained appointment of a Chapter 11 Trustee following a series of contested hearings.

Venture capital firm avoids liquidation

Represented a leading Southwestern venture capital firm in an out-of-court workout to avoid liquidation of the company.

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Education

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1985
  • B.S., Babson College, 1981

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third and Fifth Circuits
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • Florida
  • New York

Professional Involvement

  • Texas State Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute

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