C-Sweet Talks
C-Sweet Talks
Jun 24, 2022
23 - Transactional Law, Bankruptcy, and Sharing Insights with Meryl Macklin & Sharon Weiss
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About Meryl Macklin:

Meryl Macklin is a trial lawyer with over 30 years of experience trying and resolving complex business disputes. Meryl has served as lead trial counsel for clients ranging from major corporations to small startups in dozens of high-exposure cases in state and federal courts around the country, and regularly practices in both Northern and Southern California.

Meryl’s trial experience has enabled her to develop targeted litigation strategies even when handling cases likely to settle, avoiding unnecessary and costly motion and discovery practice where possible. Her practice focuses not only on defending companies in litigation but also on counseling clients on ways to quickly resolve disputes. She is a strong team leader, with proven success partnering with clients and other professionals to accomplish results.

Ms. Macklin is a member of the Northern District of California Mediation Panel and serves as mediator for all types of commercial disputes. She attended mediation training at the Harvard Negotiation Project. 

About Sharon Weiss:

Sharon Weiss brings an exceptional breadth of local, state, and national level bankruptcy community ties to her insolvency practice. Through these substantive relationships, including those with co-counsel, adversaries, and clients, Ms. Weiss has attained a base of experience from which she serves as a true client advocate. She offers her clients the personal attention and warmth of her small firm background combined with the added benefits of the firm’s wide array of department resources.

Ms. Weiss was recognized as one of the “Top Women Lawyers” in California by the Daily Journal in 2013 and as a notable practitioner in Chambers USA since 2012 in the California bankruptcy and restructuring practice area. She frequently speaks on panels regarding insolvency-related topics. Ms. Weiss has organized dozens of programs and panels and delivered presentations to industry groups such as the California Society of CPAs and The Alternative Board. She is also invited annually to speak to the Women in the Law Seminar Class at Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California.  

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