SOUTHFIELD, Mich., December 11, 2012 – Sarah S. Weston, a partner at Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has been named by Michigan Lawyers Weekly a 2012 Up & Coming Lawyer. Jaffe CEO Bill Sider made the announcement.
“Sarah has a driven personality and a passion to help entrepreneurs achieve their business goals, which has quickly made her a leading attorney at the firm and in the community,” said Sider. “We are honored to have Sarah as a member of the Jaffe team.”
Mrs. Weston was honored at a luncheon on Dec. 6 at the Detroit Marriott Troy as one of 20 lawyers who have made a substantial impact during their first 10 years of practice and appeared poised for even greater things in their career.
Mrs. Weston is a member of the firm’s finance, corporate and real estate practice groups, specializing in finance, electronic banking, business law and general corporate matters. She counsels financial institutions and businesses on mobile payments, merchant-acquiring, electronic fund transfers, loyalty cards and payment systems, and merger and acquisition matters. Mrs. Weston also represents both buyers and sellers of merchant portfolios and businesses in the payments industry.
A published author and regular speaker, Mrs. Weston is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the ISO Best Practices Committee for the Electronic Transactions Association based in Washington, D.C. The committee is responsible for identifying and communicating issues that affect the independent sales organization community, as well as recommending programs, services and events that would best meet the needs of the target market segment.
Mrs. Weston earned her bachelor’s degree with honors from James Madison College at Michigan State University and is a magna cum laude graduate of Michigan State University College of Law. She is also co-chair of Jaffe’s Women’s Caucus Group, in this role she facilitates networking and educational opportunities at the firm to advance women’s professional goals.
Michigan-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss is recognized throughout the nation as a relationship-based, highly qualified, full-service business law firm. With an outstanding reputation for providing sophisticated legal services and counsel to businesses of all sizes, family-owned enterprises, individuals and entrepreneurs, Jaffe has more than 100 attorneys in its Southfield, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Philadelphia, and Naples offices.
Among the Firm’s practice areas are appellate, aviation, corporate, criminal, e-commerce, electronic banking, employee benefits, environmental, estate planning, family law, financial services, immigration, insolvency & reorganization, insurance, intellectual property, information technology, litigation, labor, mergers & acquisitions, mortgage banking, property tax appeals, public finance, real estate, securities and tax law.
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