Bruce Weiner has been practicing bankruptcy law since he was admitted to the bar in 1978. In addition to his 30 years experience representing debtors, creditors and those being sued by bankruptcy trustees, Mr. Weiner has been involved in hundreds of trustee litigation cases since he joined the firm. He is known for thinking fast on his feet, his ability to handle complex cases, caring client representation, attention to detail, excellent writing skills and courtroom demeanor, and tenacity.
Here are some highlights of the thousands of bankruptcy cases that Bruce Weiner has successfully handled:
Mr. Weiner has successfully argued 3 cases before the US Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit:
1. Musso vs. Ostashko, this case involved the complicated interplay between divorce and bankruptcy. On appeal, Mr. Weiner successfully proved the assets belonged to the bankruptcy trustee, not to the spouse who had been awarded them by the state court.
2. Mr. Weiner successfully represented a debtor in a case against Caesar’s Palace Casino, discharging his gambling debt and forcing the casino to pay fees for violating the automatic stay.
3. In re Fischer, Bruce Weiner successfully represented a Chapter 7 Trustee in a case involving multiple parcels of real estate and complex issues.
Bruce Weiner is married with 2 children.
4. In re Kran, III, Bruce prevailed in a complex bankruptcy case involving an attorney’s attempt to recover fees.
Other representative matters:
-In another complicated bankrupt matter, "In re Taghrid Mehri", Mr. Weiner successfully defended a creditor against false allegations, stopped a debtor's Chapter 13 proceeding and won them a judgement to forclose on a property.