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Walter Weir, Jr., Esquire is the founder and name partner at Weir Greenblatt Pierce LLP (formerly Weir & Partners LLP) and has more than 44 years of experience as a preeminent advocate in business, banking and commercial law.  His client list includes most major financial institution in the Philadelphia region.

Mr. Weir has been trial counsel in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Florida and the District of Columbia. Among his many notable victories is his representation of CoreStates Bank as trial counsel in which a Philadelphia Jury awarded the plaintiff $352.8 million in direct, consequential and punitive damages, which was reversed on appeal by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court with judgment being entered in CoreStates’ favor dismissing all of plaintiff’s claims.  Mr. Weir has successfully argued cases before the Pennsylvania Superior Court, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the Connecticut Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. 

Mr. Weir has nine bar admissions including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the District of Columbia, four federal district courts, the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. 

Mr. Weir is widely recognized by his peers for unparalleled excellence as an advisor and advocate.

He is the recipient of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association Trial Advocacy Award, and named among the top five percent of ‍“Super Lawyerslink” in Pennsylvania every year since 2004. He holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has consistently maintained a listing in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999.

Walter Weir, Jr
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Pennsylvania
New Jersey
District of Columbia

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Supreme Court

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B.A. Temple University
J.D. Temple University Beasley School of Law

AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association Trial Advocacy Award
Listed in Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999
Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” since 2004

American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Commercial Law League of America

Served for four years as a Master in the Temple American Inn of Court.

Conducts seminars for financial institutions on lending practices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Lecturer at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on the law of bankruptcy, debt collection, lender liability, and general lending practices

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