Michael H. Weaver


Michael is a member of the Firm’s Business & Banking Practice Group and focuses on creditors’ rights and collection law, bankruptcy, commercial litigation, corporate transactions, board governance and fiduciary duty matters.

He has experience representing lenders and other secured and unsecured creditors with debt collection efforts including litigation, workouts, collateral dispositions such as foreclosures and UCC sales, evictions, and post-judgment enforcement matters.

Over the course of his career, Michael has advised creditors, debtors, landlords, committees, trustees and other interested parties in all aspects of bankruptcy cases and related litigation including defense against fraudulent transfer and preferential transfer claims.  He also represents court-appointed receivers in state and federal court receivership matters.

Michael’s corporate practice enables him to assist clients with commercial lending, entity formation, stock and asset acquisitions and sales, lease, corporate governance and fiduciary duty matters.

Active in the community, Michael is a past president of the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association, and he currently serves on the Board of the J. Bratton Davis Bankruptcy American Inn of Court and the Midlands Business Leadership Group.  He is a 2017 graduate of Leadership South Carolina, and a 2011 graduate of Leadership Columbia.

South Carolina, 2004

United States Bankruptcy Court, District of South Carolina, 2005

United States District Court, District of South Carolina, 2006


South Carolina Bar

American Bankruptcy Institute

South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association

J. Bratton Davis American Bankruptcy Inn of Court

The Best Lawyers- Lawyer of the Year – Litigation- Bankruptcy (2022)

South Carolina Legal Elite – Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights, Columbia Business Monthly (2021)

The State’s Twenty Under Forty, Honoree, 2017

South Carolina Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy: Business (2014-2022)

The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganizational Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy (2015-2022)

Legal Elite of the Midlands, Columbia Business Monthly (2015; 2019)

Recipient of the United Way’s Volunteer of the Year Award – 2017

Leadership South Carolina, Class of 2017

Leadership Columbia, Class of 2011

A description of the selection process methodologies on which these accolades are based can be found here.

Midlands Business Leadership Group – Board Member

Bratton Davis Bankruptcy American Inn of Court – Board Member / Secretary

Lexington Chamber & Visitors Center – Board Member (2019 – 2020)