Jeffrey Weaver's practice primarily involves business, intellectual property and real estate transactions. He has extensive experience in a wide range of sophisticated commercial matters, and his clients have ranged in size and scope from small, closely-held companies to national franchisors to publicly traded corporations.
Jeff excels at working with businesses to identify their strategic goals and objectives, which is often the most efficient way to ascertain their legal needs. He regularly assists entrepreneurs with raising private capital and devotes a significant portion of his practice to assisting franchisees understand their franchise disclosure documents (FDD). He serves as general counsel to many businesses across many industries.
Jeff practiced as a litigator for two years in Florida courts and then earned an MBA from Emory University, where he graduated at the top of his class and was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma. He moved to Loudoun County (Virginia) in 2005 to help grow and bring a higher level of legal talent to his previous firm (Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig). For over 17 years, Jeff has provided his clients with exceptional legal support in matters and transactions involving franchising, business sales, private investments, commercial contracts, prenuptial agreements, leases, start-up issues, intellectual property protection and general corporate law. He is admitted to practice and in good standing in Virginia, Florida, New York and New Jersey.
In his spare time Jeff enjoys playing the drums, snowboarding, watching NASCAR, and spending as much time as possible with his son.
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HONORS & RECOGNITIONS
Lawyer of the Year - Business Law (USA)
EMORY UNIVERSITY, GOIZUETA BUSINESS SCHOOL, MBA, 2003
Finance & Marketing
Awarded merit-based Dean’s Scholarship
Beta Gamma Sigma, honor fraternity (reserved for top 20% of class)
WASHINGTON & LEE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, J.D., 1999
Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
Honor Advocacy Program
National Moot Court Team
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, B.A., 1996
English & Psychology
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
BAR MEMBERSHIPS & ADMISSIONS
THE FLORIDA BAR, 1999
VIRGINIA STATE BAR, 2005
NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION, 2005
NEW JERSEY STATE BAR ASSOCIATION, 2013
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida Bar, 2011
United States District Court, Northern District of Florida Bar, 2011