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Janet M. Weiss

Janet M. Weiss

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

New York, NY, USA


Janet M. Weiss assists clients in achieving their objectives in complex bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings. Whether representing debtors, creditors, strategic buyers or other interested parties, Janet’s strong transactional skills coupled with her practical business sense enable her to develop creative solutions in corporate reorganizations and debt restructurings.

Janet has represented debtors, creditors, committees, secured lenders, debtor-in-possession financiers and acquirers in substantial chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings.  She also has significant experience in bankruptcy litigation, retail insolvencies, and bankruptcy aspects of asset-backed and mortgage-backed financings.  In addition, she has assisted structuring corporate transactions to minimize insolvency risks.

Janet is a frequent speaker and writer on bankruptcy and financial restructuring law topics.  She has lectured at ABA, American Bankruptcy Institute and New York City bar programs.  She has written articles on the intersection of bankruptcy and trademarks, indentures and real estate, among other topics.

Ms. Weiss was educated at the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her B.A., cum laude, and her J.D.

Janet M. Weiss is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Fashionably Insolvent: Issues in Fashion Retail Bankruptcy Cases (March 8, 2017) - Fashion and Retail Law 2017: Trends and Developments, Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Restructuring and Refinancing Brands and Businesses - Fashion and Retail Law 2017: Trends and Developments, Thursday, May 04, 2017
The Roles of Financial Advisors, and Corporate Governance - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Friday, February 02, 2018
The Restructuring Agreement and Sales of Distressed Assets - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Friday, February 02, 2018
Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Friday, February 02, 2018
Market Update and Documentation/Preliminary Restructuring Documentation and the Role of Financial Advisors - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Friday, February 02, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Restructuring and Refinancing Brands and Businesses - Restructuring and Refinancing Brands and Businesses, Thursday, May 04, 2017
The Roles of Financial Advisors, and Corporate Governance - The Roles of Financial Advisors, and Corporate Governance , Friday, February 02, 2018
The Restructuring Agreement and Sales of Distressed Assets - The Restructuring Agreement and Sales of Distressed Assets, Friday, February 02, 2018
Market Update and Documentation/Preliminary Restructuring Documentation and the Role of Financial Advisors - Market Update and Documentation/Preliminary Restructuring Documentation and the Role of Financial Advisors, Friday, February 02, 2018
Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues - Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues, Friday, February 02, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Restructuring and Refinancing Brands and Businesses - Restructuring and Refinancing Brands and Businesses, Thursday, May 04, 2017
Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues - Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues, Friday, February 02, 2018
The Restructuring Agreement and Sales of Distressed Assets - The Restructuring Agreement and Sales of Distressed Assets, Friday, February 02, 2018
The Roles of Financial Advisors, and Corporate Governance - The Roles of Financial Advisors, and Corporate Governance , Friday, February 02, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Restructuring and Refinancing Brands and Businesses - Restructuring and Refinancing Brands and Businesses, Thursday, May 04, 2017
The Restructuring Agreement and Sales of Distressed Assets - The Restructuring Agreement and Sales of Distressed Assets, Friday, February 02, 2018
Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues - Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues, Friday, February 02, 2018
The Roles of Financial Advisors, and Corporate Governance - The Roles of Financial Advisors, and Corporate Governance , Friday, February 02, 2018
Market Update and Documentation/Preliminary Restructuring Documentation and the Role of Financial Advisors - Market Update and Documentation/Preliminary Restructuring Documentation and the Role of Financial Advisors, Friday, February 02, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Fashion and Retail Law 2017: Trends and Developments, Friday, May 12, 2017, New York, NY
Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Wednesday, February 07, 2018, New York, NY
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