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Tel: 212-574-1486
Fax: 212-480-8421

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Michael B. Weitman


Main Biography

Michael Weitman is an associate in the Litigation Group. His practice encompasses a range of complex commercial matters, including litigation of securities, partnership, employment and maritime disputes. He also represents clients in connection with complex criminal investigations, prosecutions, regulatory probes, and related civil matters. As part of the Firm's pro bono practice, Michael has represented prisoners in federal civil rights cases, and indigent defendants in federal criminal proceedings. In 2015, he was named as a “Rising Star” by New York Metro Super Lawyers. Michael is a former law clerk to the Honorable Theodore H. Katz, United States Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Michael received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, cum laude, and his B.A. from Boston University, cum laude. While at Brooklyn Law School, Michael was the Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review, and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. He also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable David G. Trager of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.


  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, cum laude, 2007
  • B.A., Boston University, cum laude, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S.C.A., Second Circuit