Weltman Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Elects Scott Weltman As New Managing Partner
Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (WWR) is proud to announce the election of Scott S. Weltman as the firm’s new managing partner effective January 2013.
Scott Weltman has worked for WWR for more than 20 years and is a third generation “Weltman”. He is the son of Robert B. Weltman, active senior partner at the firm and grandson of Maurice Weltman, a former senior partner of WWR. Scott replaces Alan H. Weinberg, who held the position of managing partner since 1995. Mr. Weinberg will continue to be active in the firm by taking over management of the real estate default group, as well as taking a lead role in attorney development and marketing for the firm.
“I very much enjoyed being the firm’s managing partner and have no regrets about stepping down,” says Mr. Weinberg. “I wish Scott much success and am confident that under his leadership, the firm will continue to experience the growth and success that it has enjoyed during my rein as managing partner over the past 17 years. Scott was elected by the partnership to lead the firm, based on his legal and business knowledge, leadership skills and high level of lawyering excellence.”
“Every New Year brings a lot of change, hope and excitement,” explains Mr. Weltman. “2013 is no different. Having a new managing partner at WWR will be a change, but nothing like the change that will occur as we successfully transition to our new state-of-the-art technology platform that will further improve the efficiency of our business.” Mr. Weltman is confident that this multi-million-dollar investment, which includes an upgrade of the firm’s information systems, will sustain WWR’s position as a leader in the creditors’ rights industry.
Scott Weltman, as the new managing partner, joins WWR’s Executive Administrative team based in the Cleveland office. Previously, Scott was an associate and then partner in Consumer Collections, and became manager of the firm’s Probate Group, with additional concentrations in the Commercial Banking, Commercial Business, Special Collections Services groups. Over the years, he accumulated extensive consumer and commercial collection litigation experience. Scott earned a B.S. magna cum laude from the University of Southern California in 1986, and his J.D. from the University of Southern California, The Law School in 1989. A member of the California, Ohio State and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations, Scott is licensed in California and Ohio and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court (Central District of California) and the U.S. Supreme Court. Scott is currently a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi and Order-of-the-Coif. He is also a Board Member of Adult Guardianship Services. Scott was selected multiple times for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers.
Celebrating more than 80 years of specializing in the creditors’ rights industry, Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA provides an integrated approach to the recovery of debt, receivables and real property. With practices in consumer and commercial collections, real estate default, bankruptcy, and creditor litigation & defense, our range of services allows for the complete handling of files and matters through each step of the collection, legal and recovery process, utilizing one of our specialty practice groups or a combination of our services. With 115 attorneys and more than 1,100 support staff, WWR offers exceptional service at competitive rates, all focused on results for our clients.