A partner in the firm's Columbus, Ohio office, Jeanna M. Weaver serves as Co-leader of Plunkett Cooney's Banking, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Practice Group.

Focusing her practice primarily in the area of banking law, Ms. Weaver has the privilege of working with some of the nation's largest lending institutions. She has extensive experience representing special servicers and lenders in loan workouts and originations, real estate (REO sales), receiverships and bankruptcy in both Michigan and Ohio.

Ms. Weaver's main focus is with commercial real estate loan workouts, which includes, but is not limited to, mortgage foreclosures (judicial and non-judicial), deed in lieu transactions, deeds in escrows, receiverships, sales through receivers and REO sales. Her work experience also includes all property types (i.e., office, retail, industrial, multi-family, hotels, mobile home parks, golf courses, etc.). 

Representative Client Work

  • Represented Fortune 500 company in multi-million dollar commercial real estate loan workouts and REO dispositions in both Michigan and Ohio
  • Represented lenders in negotiating and documenting commercial and construction loans
  • Representation of various commercial lenders and securitized lenders in commercial and real estate loan workouts

Professional memberships

  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women)


Community Involvement

  • The Wellington School Alumni Association
  • Pleasure Guild (Nationwide Children's Hospital)



  • University of Toledo College of Law, cum laude, J.D., 2002
  • Hope College, magna cum laude, B.A., 1998


  • Ohio, 2002
  • Michigan, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2007


Honors & Recognitions

  • Law Merit Scholarship
  • Leslie Henry Law Scholarship
  • Dean’s Scholarship