Michael Weiss has been practicing law since 1974 and founded this law firm in 1995. The firm became Weiss & Saville in 2002 and Weiss, Saville & Houser in 2018. He is the senior director of the firm. Mr. Weiss is admitted to practice before all of the Delaware State Courts, the Federal Court for the District of Delaware and the United States Supreme Court.
The focus of Mr. Weiss’ practice is in litigating plaintiff personal injury and claimant workers’ compensation claims. He understands and appreciates the issues that his clients are dealing with both immediately after the injury occurs and over the long term, and he works diligently on their behalf. Mr. Weiss has been recognized by his peers as an outstanding and experienced attorney.
Awards and Honors Named in Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Plaintiff Litigation and Claimant’s Workers’ Compensation since 1995 Peer recognized by Delaware Today Magazine as a Delaware Top Lawyer in Claimant’s Workers’ Compensation 2014 In 2014 Mr. Weiss was honored by Best Lawyers in America as the Lawyer of the Year for the State of Delaware in the practice area of Claimant’s Workers’ Compensation Law
Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV since 2003; Pre-Eminent 5.0 out of 5 Named in Super Lawyers for Delaware and Pennsylvania since 2013 in the practice area of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2003. Membership in ABOTA is by invitation only. ABOTA is an organization of trial attorneys who have demonstrated excellent trial skills while maintaining the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, honor and courtesy. Mr. Weiss served as Delaware Chapter President in 2008.
Areas of Practice: Alternative Dispute Resolution Arbitration Automobile Accidents Civil Litigation Insurance Negligence Personal Injury Workers’ Compensation Wrongful Death
Memberships : American Board of Trial Advocates, Past President American Bar Association, Member American Association of Justice, Member Delaware State Bar Association, Member Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Past member of Board of Governors and Nominating Committee Industrial Accident Board Rules Committee, Co-Chairman Randy J. Holland Delaware Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court
Admissions : Delaware, 1974 U.S. District Court, District of Delaware United States Supreme Court
Education: Villanova University, J.D., 1974 University of Delaware, B.A., 1971