Gilbert B Weisman

Gilbert B Weisman


   College: Oberlin College (1984)
   Law School: University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (1987)

Bar Admissions:
California (1987); Florida (1988); Pennsylvania (1990); New Jersey (1990); United States Supreme Court (2010); 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (2012); 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (2008); 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (2009); 10th Circuit Court of Appeals (2009)

Other Professional Affiliations:
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees (NACTT); Pennsylvania Creditors Bar Association (PACBA)


Mr. Weisman has specialized in non-dischargeability litigation since joining the firm in December 1990. More recently, Gil has focused his practice on litigation in Chapter 13 cases related to determination of plan payment amount after the 2005 amendments to the Bankruptcy Code. On this subject, he has also been lead counsel for parties or amici curiae in several appellate level cases including at the 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Circuit Courts of Appeal, as well as before other appellate courts throughout the country.

Gil is a widely recognized leader in consumer bankruptcy litigation. He has spoken numerous times on Chapter 13 litigation and related issues to the NACTT, the ABI and state bar association groups, and has authored articles for Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser, NACTT Quarterly and the ABI’s Consumer Bankruptcy Committee newsletter.