James R. Weiss Biography

Born October 27, 1949.
B.A., Northwestern University, 1971.
J.D., The Catholic University of America, 1974.
Admitted to Bar: District of Columbia; Maryland; Pennsylvania.
Practice Area: Litigation.
Office Location: Washington, D.C.
Email: jimwe@prestongates.com
Partner, Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds.

James Weiss joined Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds LLP as a partner in 1988. His practice concentrates on counseling and litigation in the areas of antitrust, transportation and high technology. He represents clients in civil and criminal matters in federal and state courts, federal regulatory agencies, and in federal investigations. Mr. Weiss is Washington DC counsel for Microsoft in its proceedings with the Department of Justice. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Mr. Weiss was Chief of the Transportation, Energy & Agriculture Section, a litigation and regulatory section of the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice. As Chief, he was responsible for the development and implementation of Antitrust Division enforcement, and its policy and initiatives concerning the transportation, energy, and agriculture industries and environmental regulation.