Mr. Weir helps clients litigate constitutional, statutory, and regulatory issues in courts and agencies throughout the country. He was trial counsel in a challenge to University of North Carolina’s racial preferences in admissions and a high-profile housing discrimination case against a municipality in Westchester County, NY, which resulted in one of the largest recoveries by a single plaintiff in the history of the Fair Housing Act. He has also litigated numerous cases in state and federal court, including the United States Supreme Court, that have involved election law, challenges to federal banking and credit-card regulations, and challenges to commercial practices that violate state and federal civil-rights laws, among others.
Mr. Weir is a former law clerk to Judge Carlos T. Bea of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Anthony J. Trenga of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Since 2015, Mr. Weir has been an adjunct professor for the Administrative Law and Supreme Court Clinics at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. Mr. Weir earned his A.B. cum laude from Georgetown University and his J.D. summa cum laude from George Mason University School of Law. Mr. Weir is a member of the Virginia and California bars.