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Weaver lends banking expertise to Plunkett Cooney’s Ohio office

09.04.2007

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI – September 4, 2007 – Jeanna M. Weaver has rejoined Plunkett Cooney as an associate attorney in the firm’s Columbus, Ohio office, where she focuses her practice primarily in the area of banking law.

Weaver represents banks and other financial institutions in loan workouts and originations, real estate (REO sales) and bankruptcy matters. She previously worked for Plunkett Cooney from 2003 to 2006 as a member of the Banking, Finance and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office.

“Jeanna is an outstanding attorney, and our clients are very pleased she is working with them,” said Dennis G. Cowan, Plunkett Cooney’s Business Law Department Leader. “She adds expertise to our financial industry practice and depth to our Columbus office, which has doubled in size during the past year."  

Weaver is a member of several professional organizations, including the Columbus, Ohio State and Michigan bar associations and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). She is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.

Weaver graduated from University of Toledo College of Law in 2002. While attending law school, she worked as a law clerk with various Toledo-area law firms. She also worked with the Family Law Project, representing victims of domestic violence. Weaver earned her undergraduate degree from Hope College in 1998.

For more than 20 years, members of the Plunkett Cooney’s Banking, Finance & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group have represented banks and other financial institutions in a number of areas, including loan originations, lender liability defense, insider trading policies and compliance, SEC filings, acquisition of new banking powers, state and federal regulatory issues, negotiation/documentation of acquisitions, negotiable instrument defense and loan workout/commercial loan collections.  

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest full-service law firms with 150 attorneys in 10 offices. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms.

For more information about Jeanna M. Weaver joining the Plunkett Cooney, contact the firm’s Practice Development Manager, John Cornwell, at (248) 901-4008.

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