Location: New York, New York
Email: Email Me
Mr.Weintraub has significant experience in a wide range of commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts. His areas of practice include appeals, business torts, class actions, contract disputes, corporate dissolution, employment, fraud, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, professional malpractice, and securities. His experience ranges from representation of individuals to representation of large multinational companies involved in complex litigation.
In the field of alternative dispute resolution, Mr. Weintraub has represented clients in arbitrations before FINRA and the American Arbitration Association. His alternative dispute resolution experience includes serving as a mediator in more than 40 matters, and he is a member of the mediation panels for the Southern District of New York and the Commercial Division of New York State Supreme Court. Mr. Weintraub has also served as an arbitrator for New York Civil Court.
Mr. Weintraub has taught brief writing, appellate brief writing, legal research, legal analysis, and effective writing skills as a professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and St. John’s University School of Law. He currently is an Adjunct Professor of Lawyering & Legal Writing at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Mr. Weintraub received his J.D. degree from New York University School of Law and his B.A. in Economics from Yale University.
Areas of Practice
- Complex Litigation
- New York, 1999
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2000
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2000
- U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
- New York University School of Law, New York, New York
- J.D. – 1998
- Honors: 1st Place Honors- N.Y.U. Trial Lawyers’ Assoc. Oral Advocacy Tournament
- Yale University, B.A. Economics – 1993
- Why Attorneys Should Disclose a Lack of Experience to Prospective Clients, 2010 Annual Review from the ABA Section of Litigation’s Committee on Ethics and Professionalism
- FJC’s Study of Diversity Class Actions (co-author with Beth Kaufman), Product Liability Law & Strategy, October 1, 2009
- Teaching Writing at a “Better Level” by Teaching Writing Before Legal Analysis?, 2014 Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, March 2014
- Using Instant Replay in Sports to Teach Standard of Review, Second Annual Western Regional Legal Writing Conference, University of Oregon School of Law, August 2012
- My First Memo: A Program for Law Students and Recent Law Graduates, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, October 2011
- Using Mock Oral Argument to Provide Feedback on Objective Memo Writing and Promote Student Learning, Tenth Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, March 2010
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
- University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Professor
- St. John’s University School of Law, Professor
- Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Lawyering & Legal Writing, Adjunct Professor