About Weissberg and Associates, Ltd in Chicago, IL
Weissberg and Associates, Ltd, a law firm of seasoned attorneys, has a varied and loyal clientele. With a well-earned reputation for their aggressive, yet caring approach, our attorneys strive for the most time and cost-effective solutions, precisely communicated, for addressing our clients’ changing needs.
The firm’s business can be separated into three categories: transactional work with small businesses, emerging companies, and entrepreneurs; business litigation - especially all aspects of real estate litigation and high-risk disputes requiring experienced trial counsel; and work related to insolvency, especially all aspects of distressed real property, bankruptcy and forfeitures.
Our founder, Ariel Weissberg, is also General Counsel to a number of businesses where he acts as part of the Management Team and as a key problem solver. We invite you to contact Ariel and explore how he might be an asset to your firm’s management team.
Ariel Weissberg is the managing partner of Weissberg and Associates, Ltd, 401 South LaSalle Street, Suite 403, Chicago, Illinois, 60605. Weissberg and Associates, Ltd concentrates in the areas of business and commercial litigation, transactional matters and all aspects of insolvency and financial distress, including bankruptcy, loan work-outs and foreclosures.
Mr. Weissberg founded Weissberg and Associates, Ltd in July, 1984. Since then, he has built a varied and loyal clientele, comprised of small to medium-sized to publicly traded businesses, and individuals. He is sought out for complex business and financial planning, especially relating to credit facilities and crisis-management, and high-risk litigation. Beyond that, Mr. Ariel Weissberg is engaged as an expert witness in legal malpractice cases involving claims emanating from real estate and bankruptcy-related matters. Also, he serves as general counsel in senior management to a number of businesses, including well-established businesses engaged in real estate finance and development.
Mr. Weissberg’s practice is concentrated in real estate matters, particularly real estate litigation and transactional work, with an emphasis in financially distressed real estate and insolvency. Mr. Weissberg is a trial lawyer, having litigated in state, federal and bankruptcy courts in Illinois relating to legal malpractice; industrial espionage and patent infringement; alter-ego, piercing the corporate veil and fraudulent conveyance litigation; bankruptcy discharge and dischargeability litigation; residential, commercial and industrial foreclosures; real estate reorganizations and hospitality reorganizations; real estate mortgage fraud actions; landlords matters relating to residential and commercial forcible entry and detainer actions and other lease disputes; in breach of real estate contract actions; mechanics lien foreclosure actions; residential and commercial lease disputes, including evictions; and representing creditors and debtors in post-judgment remedies.
In 1979, Mr. Weissberg received his J.D. from St. Louis University, where he was the co-managing editor of the St. Louis University Law Journal and also received from the American Bar Association a Silver Gavel Award for his legal reporting on KSD Radio on the trial of Benjamin Goins, a prominent St. Louis political figure. In 1976, he received his B.S. from Washington University in St. Louis.
In addition to practicing in Illinois, Mr. Weissberg has litigated in federal courts and bankruptcy courts in Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Delaware, Florida and Missouri and is currently a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Federal Bar Association and Decalogue Society.
- J.D.St. Louis University, 1979
- B.S.(Washington University in St. Louis, 1976)
- Business Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Real Estate
- State of Illinois Supreme Court, 1979
- United States Tax Court, 1988
- United States Bankruptcy Court for the State of Illinois, 1979
- United States District Court for the State of Illinois, 1979
- United States District Court for the State of Wisconsin, 1988
- Chicago Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Decalogue Society
- Certificate of Merit from the American Bar Association
- Intra-Society Award of Merit from the Decalogue Society of Lawyers
I have been associated with Weissberg and Associates, Ltd, since 2006. I concentrate my practice on complex business and real estate litigation matters. I counsel and advocate for clients through all phases of business formation through litigation of businesses. My practice includes the preparing and negotiating all business and real estate-related contracts. I also handle all phases of litigation, including, pre-litigation, discovery, settlement negotiation, trial, mediation or arbitration, post-judgment proceedings and appeals. I have successfully argued in front of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Illinois Liquor Commission in Springfield, Illinois.
- J.D., with honors (University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1997)
- Commercial Litigation
- State of Illinois
- United States Supreme Court
- United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Devvrat concentrates in the areas of business and commercial litigation, especially insolvency and financial distress, including bankruptcy, loan work-outs and discharge / dischargeability litigation. He represents both debtors and creditors in oftentimes complex and hotly disputed adversary proceedings and has developed a niche and fraudulent transfer and piercing the corporate veil litigation in both state and federal courts in Chicago.
He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Berkeley earning a Bachelors of Arts in Political Economy in May 2010. He received his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Illinois, College of Law in May 2013.
Prior to his association with Weissberg and Associates, Ltd, Mr. Sinha served as the term law clerk for the Hon. Thomas M. Lynch and the Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff, for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
- J.D., cum laude (University of Illinois College of Law, 2013)
- B.A.(University of California, 2010)
- The Hon. Thomas M. Lynch, United States Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ill. (Feb. 2014 – September 2015)
- The Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff, United States Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ill. (September 2015 – January 2016).
- Illinois, 2013.
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2016.
- Member of the Trial Bar, 2017.
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