June 10, 2022
Partner Mark Cooper Succeeds Jeffrey Weiss as CEO at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 10, 2022 — Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, a full-service law firm representing and advising entrepreneurs, businesses, individuals, and families throughout Michigan and nationwide announces today Mark Cooper as the new CEO, succeeding leader Jeffrey Weiss.
“I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to lead Jaffe and build upon a long track record of success delivering exceptional legal counsel to our clients,” Cooper said. “Our future will continue to be guided by our founding principles, with collective efforts that ensure we are providing exceptional client service, fostering a culture of collegiality and inclusivity, and giving back to our community. I want to thank Jeff for his tremendous leadership over the past four years, including navigating the unpredictable nature of the past two years. The stage is set for continued growth and opportunity.”
In his new role as CEO, Cooper will work collectively with the Board of Directors to set strategic direction for the firm and execute upon initiatives in alignment with the firm’s long-term vision.
Cooper has been with Jaffe since February 2005 and has held various roles within the firm. He is currently a partner in the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Construction & Development, and Insurance practice groups. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors for five years and has served as the firm’s Risk Management Counsel for more than 10 years. He has received several local and national accolades over his career including Best Lawyers in America®, Dbusiness Top Lawyers, Michigan Super Lawyers® and others. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government, and Michigan State University where he earned his JD degree.
Weiss will continue to serve on Jaffe’s Board of Directors. He will be practicing law on a full-time basis, maintaining and growing his practice and client base which is mainly concentrated on mergers and acquisitions.
“I have had the privilege of working with Mark as a colleague for many years and as management team members for the last several years,” Weiss said. “Mark is an excellent attorney dedicated to stellar client service and has made significant contributions toward the firm’s strategic planning efforts. I look forward to Jaffe’s continued success under Mark’s leadership.”