ATTORNEYS

ATTORNEYS

Robert A. Weisberg

Practice Areas

Education

  • A.B., University of Michigan, with distinction, 1972
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1976

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
4111 Andover Road
West - Second Floor
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302-1924
(248) 644-4840
rweisberg@carsonfischer.com

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Robert A. Weisberg concentrates his legal practice in the area of financial restructuring and bankruptcy reorganization, commercial transactions, and complex litigation. For more than 31 years, he has represented corporations and businesses, debtors, creditors, and creditor committees in court supervised, litigation and out-of-court proceedings. A major emphasis of his practice has been devoted to representing large automotive suppliers in the United States and Canada. He has appeared in various federal and state courts around the country. Notably, he served as the co-counsel representing Oakland County in the City of Detroit Chapter 9 bankruptcy proceedings, which is the largest municipality case ever filed.

He serves on the bankruptcy mediation panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan and is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute Central States Advisory Committee. He recently served as Chairperson of the Chapter 11 Subcommittee for revision of the Eastern District of Michigan Local Bankruptcy Rules. He is also a former chairperson of the Oakland County (Michigan) Bar Association Bankruptcy Committee.

Professional Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institutem

PUBLICATIONS

  • Georgetown Tax Lawyer Review, Co-Editor, 1976
  • “Protection of Secured Interests in Bankruptcy in Michigan,” Co-Editor, National Business Institute, Inc., 1992
  • “The Secured Lender: Victim or Villain? – The Battle to Prevent Separate Classification of Unsecured Deficiency Claims in Bankruptcy,” Michigan Real Property Review, Fall 1994
  • “The Road Less Traveled: Alternatives to Bankruptcy for Businesses,” Laches, Oakland County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Issue, June 2000
  • “Fraud and the Bankruptcy Code,” Co-Author, “The Handbook of Fraud Deterrence,” John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2007
  • “Canadian Restructurings, ‘The China Factor,’” CAIRP Commercial Insolvency and Restructuring Session, 2007
  • “Strategies in Negotiating Financing Orders; How Can David Beat Goliath?,” American Bankruptcy Institute, Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, 2008
  • Co-Author and Co-Presenter, “Tour de Fraud,” American Bankruptcy Institute, Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, 2014.

RECOGNITION

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected to Super Lawyers, Top Attorneys in Michigan, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 editions
  • dbusiness, "Top Lawyers in Metropolitan Detroit", 2010, 2013, 2017