Stephen Weiner has been engaged primarily in litigation in federal and state courts, with emphasis in the securities, commercial, banking and insurance areas.

Stephen 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.


Honors & Awards
Best Lawyers in America, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities (30+ years)

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

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  • Serves as an adjunct professor of law at Brooklyn and Cardozo Law Schools, where he teaches complex civil litigation and New York civil practice.
  • Formerly an adjunct professor at Hofstra Law School.
  • Acts as an arbitrator for FINRA Dispute Resolution and otherwise.


  • J.D., Yale Law School, 1957
    cum laude, Order of the Coif; Comment Editor, Yale Law Journal

    B.A., Harvard University, 1954
    summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


  • New York


  • U.S. Supreme Court

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York