- General Counsel
Since joining the NJ Casino Reinvestment Development Authority as Chief Legal Officer in May of 2006, Paul G. Weiss oversees all legal affairs and ethics compliance, and has negotiated project investment agreements with an aggregate value in excess of $750 million. Mr. Weiss also leads a team of professionals who have successfully designed and implemented the Authority’s land use and development functions for the Tourism District, created in 2011.
From 2006 through 2010, Mr. Weiss served as Mayor and Councilman of the Borough of Medford Lakes, NJ (a municipality with approximately 5,000 residents).
Prior to joining the CRDA, Mr. Weiss served in various executive management roles with MG Industries, the North American subsidiary of Messer Greishem GmbH, a $2.4 billion international industrial, medical and specialty gases provider based in Frankfurt, Germany. Mr. Weiss joined Messer in 1998 as Corporate Counsel. In 2000, Mr. Weiss was promoted to Vice President and General Manager of Regulatory Affairs, Before joining Messer in 1998, Mr. Weiss served for five years as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Gandalf Systems Corporation, the North American subsidiary of Gandalf Technologies, Inc, a $400 million international data-communications manufacturer based in Ottawa, Canada.
In 1992, Mr. Weiss joined the law firm of Rubin, Quinn, Moss and Patterson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where his practice focused on bankruptcy, business and corporate law.
Mr. Weiss received his juris doctor from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law in 1992.
In 1983, Mr. Weiss received his bachelor of arts in International and Russian Studies from the American University, Washington, D.C., and completed the Russian honors language program at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow, Russia.
Mr. Weiss is admitted to the practice of law in the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, the National Constitution Center’s 1787 Society, and the New Jersey State Bar Association.