BA, Temple University
JD, Temple University
Walter Weir, Jr., managing partner of the Firm, concentrates his practice in business, banking and commercial litigation, general business representation, bankruptcy, white collar, criminal law, False Claims Act Litigation and other federal regulatory issues. Mr. Weir also has extensive experience in real estate financing, foreclosures, acquisitions and related litigation. Among other clients, Mr. Weir has represented major lending and financial institutions in the handling of complex commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy and insolvency matters. He also handles loan workouts, loan documentation, as well as general corporate and commercial matters.
Mr. Weir is a recipient of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association Trial Advocacy Award. Mr. Weir served for three years as a Master in the Temple American Inn of Court, and holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Weir has been listed in The Bar Registry Of Prominent Lawyers since 1999. In addition, he was named a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” since 2004, an honor awarded only to the top 5% of lawyers in Pennsylvania, as published in Philadelphia Magazine.
Mr. Weir frequently lectures for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on selected topics regarding the law of bankruptcy, debt collection, lender liability, and general lending practices. He has conducted seminars for many financial institutions on lending practices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Mr. Weir is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Philadelphia Bar Associations, and the Commercial Law League of America.
Mr. Weir is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, and New Jersey. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.
Mr. Weir earned his undergraduate degree from Temple University, and graduated from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 1976. Prior to graduation, Mr. Weir attended Georgetown University Law Center where he participated in its Criminal Litigation Program.