Stephen Weiner has been engaged primarily in litigation in federal and state courts, with emphasis in the securities, commercial, banking and insurance areas. He has defended numerous securities class actions and derivative actions on behalf of industrial corporations, financial institutions and utilities. He is a member of the Character and Fitness Committee of the New York Appellate Division, First Department, is also a Special Master for that Court, and (pursuant to appointment by then Chief Judge Judith Kaye) serves on the New York State Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law. He is also a Special Master for the Commercial Division of the New York County Supreme Court. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Brooklyn and Cardozo Law Schools, where he teaches complex civil litigation and New York civil practice. He was formerly an adjunct professor at Hofstra Law School. He acts as an arbitrator for FINRA Dispute Resolution and otherwise.
- Best Lawyers in America, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities (30+ years)
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third and D.C. Circuits; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
cum laude, Order of the Coif; Comment Editor, Yale Law Journal
summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa