Mark Weisenmiller

Mark Weisenmiller is an attorney in the firm’s Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Department. His primary practice is corporate restructuring and complex insolvency, bankruptcy litigation, including nondischargeability proceedings, federal and state fraudulent transfer and preference litigation, and federal and state collections involving domestic and offshore trusts and similar asset protection devices. Mark also has an extensive appellate practice.

Mark has successfully represented hotel, casino, real estate developer, retail, technology, transportation, logistics, and construction debtors in Chapter 11 restructurings and liquidations. Recently, Mark represented a mass transit debtor in its Chapter 11 case, which resulted in the sale of substantially all of the debtor’s assets for approximately $24 million and confirmation of debtor’s plan of reorganization.

Mark has also successfully represented debtors and creditors in all aspects of Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Chapter 11 cases, including single asset real estate and Subchapter V small business cases.

Mark has successfully represented petitioning creditors in all aspects of involuntary bankruptcy proceedings and related appeals.

Mark has successfully represented creditors in their debt collections. For example, Mark negotiated a settlement on behalf of a creditors’ committee securing a $5 million payment from a Cook Islands trust and $2 and $3 million payments from Nevada irrevocable spendthrift trusts.

Mark has successfully represented debtors and creditors in nondischargeability proceedings under both 11 U.S.C. §§ 523 and 727, including obtaining $77 and $14 million nondischargeable judgments for fraud.

Prior to joining the firm, Mark worked as a judicial law clerk in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada. Mark also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Mark R. Denton in the Eight Judicial District Court-Business Court in Nevada during law school.

Mark was born and raised in Las Vegas, where he lives with his wife, son, and daughter.

Distinctions

  • Nevada Business: Legal Elite, Southern Nevada Top Rank Attorneys, 2017-2019 & 2021-2022 for Complex Insolvency, Business Restructuring and Bankruptcy.
  • Best Lawyers® 2020-2022 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers® 2021-2022.

Affiliations

  • J.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, 2010
  • M.A., Concordia University, Portland, Oregon, 2003
  • B.A, Concordia University, Portland, Oregon, 2002