Jon J. Lieberman

At a Glance:

Jon J. Lieberman practices in Bankruptcy, with a focus on the Consumer Bankruptcy Group and is currently located in the Detroit office. With more than 20 years of bankruptcy experience, Jon is extremely knowledgeable of the industry. Prior to joining WWR, Jon represented Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy trustees in adversary and contested matters before Bankruptcy Appellate Panels and the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. He earned his B.A. Semple Classics Scholar Summa Cum Laude Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Cincinnati in 1985 (Distinguished Military Graduate Air Force ROTC), and his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1990. Jon is licensed in Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky and is admitted to practice before the Bankruptcy Courts of the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, District of Colorado, and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jon has been selected for an additional term as Co-Chair of the American Bankruptcy Institute's Legislation Committee where he conducts the committee's semi-annual meetings in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles and has been appointed by the American Bar Association (ABA) to the ABA Subcommittee on Financial Institution Insolvency Legislation. Formerly, Jon served as Master of the Bench for the Salmon P. Chase and Potter Stewart American Inns of Court, Program Chair of the American Bankruptcy Law Forum, Board of Trustees member for the Cincinnati Bar Association (CBA), Chair of the CBA Real Property Law Committee and is a graduate of Class V of the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers. He is a former Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation and Trustee of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. A former Chair of the CBA Law Explorer Program, Jon remains active with the Boy Scouts of America. As a 32 degree Mason, he is also active in the Cincinnati-Lafayette Lodge and a member of the Scottish Rite. Jon is founder of the Jewish National Fund's Judge Carl Rubin Legal Society and served for many years on the Board of the Cincinnati Jewish Community Relations Counsel.
 

Licenses:

Ohio (1992)
Kentucky (1997)
Michigan (2015)
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Ohio) (2000)
U.S. District Court (Southern District of Ohio) (1992)
U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Kentucky) (1998)
U.S. District Court (Western District of Kentucky) (2000)
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Indiana) (2012)
U.S. District Court (Southern District of Indiana) (2000)
U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Michigan) (2012)
U.S. District Court (Western District of Michigan) (2012)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (District of Colorado) (2014)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (District of Columbia) (2014)
U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Wisconsin) (2015)
U.S. District Court (Western District of Wisconsin) (2015)
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (1992)
U.S. Court of International Trade (1992)
U.S. Supreme Court (1998)

Education:

B.A. Semple Classics Scholar Summa Cum Laude Phi Beta Kappa, Distinguished Military Graduate Air Force ROTC, University of Cincinnati (1985)
J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law (1990)

Practice Area:

Bankruptcy

Practice Groups:

Consumer Bankruptcy Group

Affiliations/Memberships:

American Bar Association (Subcommittee on Financial Institution Insolvency)
American Bankruptcy Institute (former Editor of Legislation Newsletter; Co-Chair of Legislation Committee)
American Bankruptcy Law Forum (former Program Chair)
Cincinnati Bar Association Real Property Law Commitee (former Chair)
Cincinnati Jewish Community Relations Council (former Board of Trustees)
Ohio State Bar Foundation (former Fellow)
Salmon P. Chase and Potter Stewart American Inns of Court (former Master of the Bench)

Awards & Recognitions:

Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers Class V
Boy Scouts of America Law Explorers Program, Outstanding Leader Award

Community Involvement:

Judge Carl B. Rubin Legal Society (founder)
32 Degree Mason
Cincinnati-Lafayette Lodge
Scottish Rite (member)

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Jon J. Lieberman

Attorney
Phone: 248.362.6188
Fax: 248.273.2444
Email: jlieberman@weltman.com