Jon Weiss joined U.S. Retirement & Benefits Partners in February 2019 as the Director of Legal & Corporate Matters, as well as Associate General Counsel. His responsibilities include counseling the company’s officers and partners on acquisitions, contracts, employment issues, and other general legal and corporate matters.
Jon has 20 years of experience delivering comprehensive in-house legal services and solutions. Most recently, Jon served as an in-house legal advocate and senior leader at Aerosoles, an omni-channel footwear brand, where he was accountable for strategic legal decisions and the day to day management of the company’s legal affairs and staff. At Aerosoles, Jon was responsible for corporate legal matters related to the real estate portfolio for a nationwide 125-store retail chain, employment, e-commerce, catalog, and wholesale lines of business. In addition, he made significant contributions as a member of the senior leadership team by developing and executing initiatives to protect company interests, mitigate liability, manage risk, control finances, and establish policy. Prior to Aerosoles, Jon was an attorney with Linens N Things, a home furnishings retailer, where he focused on collaborating with senior staff and outside partners to negotiate commercial contracts, including big box leases.
Jon earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Psychology from Montclair State University and his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey.