Mr. Weisz is an associate at Johnson Fistel with substantial and diverse litigation experience. Prior to joining Johnson Fistel, Mr. Weisz worked at the esteemed Atlanta litigation boutique of Parks, Chesin & Walbert, P.C., where he represented clients in all aspects of litigation in a variety of matters, in both state and federal court, with a focus on employment, business, and civil litigation. In addition, he previously clerked with the highly regarded litigation firms of Mitchell & Shapiro LLP in Atlanta, Georgia, and Barrett, Fasig & Brooks in Tallahassee, Florida. Mr. Weisz also served as a summer associate at Burr & Forman LLP in Orlando, Florida.
Areas of Practice: Mr. Weisz focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including securities, shareholder derivative, and consumer class actions, as well as wage & hour and employment litigation.
Professional Qualifications and Activities: Mr. Weisz was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in November 2014, and is currently admitted in good standing with the following courts:
- The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- The United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
- All trial and appellate courts in the State of Georgia, including the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals
Mr. Weisz is also a member of the following professional organizations:
- The Atlanta Bar Association (Litigation Section, Labor & Employment Law Section, and Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers Section)
- The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
- The National Employment Lawyers Association
Education and Awards: Mr. Weisz graduated magna cum laude from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, earning a Bachelor degree in Sport Management. He then obtained his Juris Doctor degree, graduating magna cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law in May 2014. While in law school, Mr. Weisz received the book award in Property Law, as well as Legal Writing and Research I and II. He also served as a Senior Member of the Law Review, a Member of the Chester Bedell Memorial Mock Trial Team, an Associate Justice to the FSU Student Supreme Court, Treasurer of the Cuban American Bar Association, and was awarded the Richard M. Davis Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Merit and Service to the Law School. Upon graduation, Mr. Weisz was inducted into the Florida State University Chapter of the Order of the Coif.
Community and Volunteer Activities: Mr. Weisz enjoys helping to enhance the Atlanta community by serving as a judge for local high school mock trial competitions, as well as through his contributions to the Atlanta-based non-profit organization CURE Childhood Cancer, and the Atlanta Humane Society.