Michael L. Weissman is Of Counsel to Levin Ginsburg in Chicago, where he focuses his practice in commercial law and banking, including the structuring of a wide variety of financing transactions. He has frequently published articles in journals devoted to banking and commercial finance, has lectured for numerous diverse groups, and has been a panelist for countless seminars. Mr. Weissman served on the Board of Directors of IICLE® from 1990 to 2003 and was awarded the Addis Hull Award in 2018. He is on the Roster of Fulbright Senior Specialists maintained by the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars. He was a Fulbright Senior Specialist at the School of Business Administration, Turiba, in Riga, Latvia, in 2006; a Fulbright Senior Specialist at the National University in Vientiane, Laos, in 2008; and an instructor in the American Bar Association’s International Senior Lawyers Project in Capetown, South Africa, in 2009, and taught for the African Centre for Legal Excellence in Zanzibar, Tanzania, and in Kampala, Uganda. Mr. Weissman received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Sydney (Australia) Faculty of Law, received his M.B.A. from the Wharton Graduate Division of the University of Pennsylvania, and received his B.S. in Economics from Northwestern University.