Morris D. Weiss | Partner
Morris joined Hohmann, Taube & Summers as a partner in 2010. Born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1959, Morris moved to Texas in 1981. In private practice, Morris was with Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP in its Business Finance and Restructuring Group where he practiced for 12 years, the last 3+ as a partner in their Miami office. At Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Morris represented debtors, creditors, creditors’ committees, bondholders, purchasers of assets (friendly and hostile), and other parties in interest.
After leaving private practice, Morris served as in-house counsel at both public and private companies (a commercial bank, a holding company, and a brokerage firm). Thereafter, Morris helped analyze distressed credits and then became an investment banker, where he was managing director and head of the department at a boutique broker dealer that raised over $1.3 billion in equity capital; Chief Restructuring Officer for a public company; and a member of board of directors for public and private companies. Morris also has experience chairing an equity committee, serving on creditors’ committees, serving as a litigation trustee, overseeing and managing litigation, and evaluating various opportunities in intellectual property. Morris has regularly collaborated with lawyers around the country in a variety of situations.
South Texas College of Law, J.D. (1985)
Babson College, B.S. (1981)
- State Bar of Texas (1985)
- State Bar of Florida (1992)
- State Bar of New York (1994)
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
- United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Formerly held the Series 7, 24, and 63 securities licenses.
Inventor/Co-Inventor of U.S. Patents 6,904,410 and 7,568,200