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David P. Weiss, Attorney & Managing OfficerWeiss Attorneys at Law: David portrait1 David P. Weiss

Phone:  314-588-9500
Email:  dweiss@weisslawstl.com

David counsels business owners and individuals in a variety of legal matters central to business including corporate law, real estate, tax, and employment law matters. David also represents clients in business litigation involving business disputes, shareholder matters, and issues relating to collections.

Read David’s profile in the St. Louis Business Journal.

Practice Areas

Corporate and Business EntitiesWeiss Attorneys at Law: 2014David Weiss MHlogo bw David P. Weiss

  • Choice of Entity
  • Closely-held Businesses
  • Corporate Law
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Non-Profit Corporations
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Succession Planning
  • Corporate Governance
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Member Disputes
  • Sale of Stock
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Member Agreements
  • Corporate Governance

Contracts and Commercial Law

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Contract Drafting
  • Contract Disputes
  • Sale of Business
  • Asset Acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Secured Transactions
  • Promissory Notes
  • Commercial Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Buying Businesses
  • Selling Businesses
  • Security Agreements
  • UCC Financing Statements

Real Estate

  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Commercial Real Estate Leases
  • Residential Real Estate Leases
  • Commercial Lease Analyses
  • Home Owner Associations (HOAs)
  • Condominium Associations
  • Deeds of Trust/Mortgages

Taxation

  • Small Business Taxation
  • Business Tax Considerations
  • Tax-Free Reorganizations
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Taxation of Subchapter-S Corporations
  • Tax Controversies
  • Like-Kind (Section 1031) Exchanges
  • 501(c) Tax Exempt Application

Employment

  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Employment Contracts

Litigation

  • Business Litigation
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Collections

 

Education
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1984
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, M.A., 1976
Webster University, B.A., 1975

Admitted to Practice
Missouri, Illinois and Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, E.D.Mo.
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Civic and Professional Associations

  • Missouri Athletic Club: Board of Governors (2010 – present), Member (1991 – present)
  • CARES Outreach: Member, Board of Directors (2008 – 2010), President (2008 – 2010)
  • Daniel Webster Society: Member, Board of Directors (2003 – 2009)
  • St. Elizabeth Academy: Chairman, Golf Tournament (2006 –2009; 2011)
  • St. Louis University High School Alumni Association: Member, Board of Directors (2007 – present)
  • Downtown St. Louis Partnership: Member, Board of Directors (1995 – present), Executive Committee (2001 – 2003)
  • Downtown St. Louis, Inc.: Member, Board of Directors (1995 – 2001), Chairman (1998 – 2001)
  • Webster University Alumni Association: Member, Board of Directors (1996 – 2005), President (2001 – 2003)
  • Webster University: Member, Board of Trustees (2001 – 2003)
  • Quartet Seraphin: Member, Board of Directors (1989 – 2000), President (1989 – 94)
  • Parkview Homeowner’s Association: Board of Directors (1992 –1997), President (1995 – 97)
  • Moolah Shriners (2006 – present)
  • Masonic Order (2006 – present)
  • Gateway Strikers Soccer Club: Secretary (1997 – 2002)
  • St. Louis Volunteer Attorneys and Accountants for the Arts: Volunteer (1987 – present)
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis: Member (1984 – present) and multiple committees
  • Missouri Bar Association: Member
  • Illinois Bar Association: Member
  • University of Pittsburgh Law Review: Member (1982 – 1984)

Publications, Seminars and Broadcasts

  • Co-Host, “How to Promote Your Business” Radio Program, 1380AM  Radio (2011)
  • Regular Guest, “How to Promote Your Business” Radio Program, WGNU Radio (2010)
  • Presenter, “How to Promote Your Business” Seminars (May and September 2010)
  • Author, Public Policy Limitations to the Employment At-Will Doctrine Since Geary v. U.S. Steel Corporation, 44 University of Pittsburgh Law Review, 1983

 


 

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