Eric Weinstein, a member of the Firm, handles business litigation. Mr. Weinstein has handled, on behalf of lenders, a variety of mortgage banking disputes involving mortgage fraud and recovery, title insurance coverage and predatory lending. He lectures frequently on those topics. Mr. Weinstein also handles complex breach of contract, fiduciary duties and other business torts—all of which were implicated in case he argued and won in a controversial (4-3) decision before the New York Court of Appeals (Tzolis v. Wolff). Mr. Weinstein also has considerable experience litigating intellectual property, defamation and employment discrimination cases. Mr. Weinstein is admitted to the New York State Bar, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Sixth Circuits.
Mr. Weinstein graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and received a J.D. degree from the UCLA School of Law, where he was an associate editor of the UCLA Law Review. He began his career as an associate with the Kaye Scholer firm and eventually co-founded Feldman Weinstein & Smith, where he managed the firm’s litigation department. He is a Member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.