Brad D. Weiss

BRAD D. WEISS is a graduate of the George Washington University (B.A. Psychology, minor in Anthropology and Bilogical Sciences, 1978) and George Mason University (J.D., 1982), where he served as an editor on the George Mason University Law Review (and authored “Gulf Offshore Corp vs. Mobil Oil Corp.: Jurisdiction within the Meaning of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands,” 5 GMU L. Rev. 478 (1982)). Mr. Weiss is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and is admitted to practice before numerous federal district and appellate courts including the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Weiss has also been involved in many other state and federal courts through pro hoc vice admission including Florida, California, Texas,  Ohio and other courts.

Mr. Weiss has represented national and international businesses in corporate, employment and complex commercial litigation.  Mr. Weiss has also focused on automotive manufacturer/dealer disputes, vehicle allocation, new point protests and antitrust issues. He has also worked with corporate clients on insurance matters, defined benefit litigation, financial and insurance fraud, employment law issues (including Title VII litigation), organizational matters (including buy-sell agreements), commercial financing, aircraft acquisitions and financing, and real estate transactions (including construction agreements, zoning, licensing and financing). Mr. Weiss has extensive experience in shareholder  matters and litigation including disassociation and derivative actions.

Additionally, Mr. Weiss represents artists and labels in commercial transactions, copyright issues and litigation. Mr. Weiss has represented a New York label, Boston artists and an American Idol contestant.  Mr. Weiss has represented attorneys in bar proceedings, legal malpractice (plaintiff and defense representation), defamation claims, complex transactions exceeding $3 billion dollars.

Mr. Weiss has volunteered and provided advice, counseling and representation to individuals without means to pay a lawyer.  Mr. Weiss has responded to over 200 inquires by indigent parties.

Mr. Weiss has practiced before the United States Supreme Court, 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, Virginia Court of Appeals, Virginia Supreme Court, Florida Federal Courts, Texas Federal Courts and cases in California, Ohio and other states.

Mr. Weiss belongs to the Arlington County Bar Association, Pennsylvania, Virginia State, Maryland State, New York State, District of Columbia, West Virginia and American Bar Associations. 

Partner- Charapp & Weiss, PLLC from 1991 to 2022- Same Experience


George Washington University (1978)
George Mason University (J.D., 1982)

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
New York
Federal, District & Appellate Courts
West Virginia

Areas of Practice

Corporate and Shareholder Law
Insurance Fraud/Defined Benefit Fraud and Litigation
Business Law
Business Counseling and TrainingAuto Dealer Law
Employment Law
Legal, Accounting and Dental Malpractice
Real Estate Law
Commercial Litigation/Internal Corporate Investigations/Class Action Litigation
Aviation Transactions