During his decades of attorney representation of every constituent in business restructurings, workouts and chapter 11 cases throughout the country, as well managing his own highly successful, nationally known and highly rated boutique law firm for many years, combined with years of management and leadership positions with large international law firms, Howard Weg manages and directs sophisticated and value-added solutions for financially distressed businesses. He is now taking on leading roles in his non-attorney capacity as consultant, chief restructuring officer, independent or special director, liquidator, receiver, and mediator.
Mr. Weg’s 40 years of legal experience includes leading prominent business restructurings, workouts and chapter 11 cases. He has experience in working with businesses in many different industries, from real estate (finance, multi-family, development, retail, office, industrial-warehouse, hospitality), professional service firms (law firms, accounting firms and management firms, through disputes among principals, loss of major clients and revenue, retirement of senior partners, partner defections, diversion of funds and engagements), to the entertainment and technology areas, the power generation and transmission industries (including the complexities of financial contracts), restaurants, oil and gas, healthcare, and the wireless businesses.
Yale Law School, LL.M.
Southwestern Law School, J.D., cum laude
University of California – Los Angeles, B.A
American College of Bankruptcy, Fellow (2001-present);
Regent for the Ninth Circuit (2008-2012); Board of Directors (2012-2017);
Chair of Distinguished Service Award Committee (2017-2019);
Foundation, Ninth Circuit Representative (2016-2018)
Financial Lawyers Conference, Member, Board of Governors (1998- present);
State Bar of California, Member, Executive Committee, Business Law Section (1994-1997);
Chair, Education Committee, Business Law Section (1993);
Chair, 15th Annual Spring Program, Business Law Section (1993)
American Bar Association, Member, Business Bankruptcy Committee (1985-present)
American Bankruptcy Institute, Member (1985-present)