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Joseph B. Weiner

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Honors

  • Joe was named for inclusion to the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, a Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service for lawyers under 40, since 2019

Education

J.D., cum laude, Fordham University School of Law, 2012

  • Associate Editor, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal

B.A., summa cum laude, New York University, 2009

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • NYU College of Arts and Science Presidential Honors Scholar

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York, 2013
  • New Jersey, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2014
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, 2019

Joseph B. Weiner is an associate in the Litigation Group focusing on complex commercial litigation matters.

Joe's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts, and in arbitrations.  He has represented corporations, developers, and individuals in a variety of commercial litigations, including those relating to contract disputes, business torts, real estate, tax, and intellectual property.

Recent examples of Joe’s practice include:

  • Represented client through trial in New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division, in action involving claims for fraud, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duties, relating to multi-million dollar investments in New York commercial buildings.
  • Represent industry-leading media company in several breach of contract disputes involving outdoor advertising business in federal and state courts.
  • Represent Belizean corporation in arbitration involving claims that defendant breached international sales contract to supply chemical products, with a three-day virtual arbitration hearing.
  • Represent companies in a variety of COVID-related litigations, including disputes involving commercial and ground leases, and mezzanine loan defaults.
  • Represent client in AAA arbitration relating to allocation of proceeds from the sale of a New York commercial property.
  • Represented media company in antitrust action in federal district and appellate courts.
  • Represent former CEO of technology company in litigation involving claims for breach of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • Represented several companies through Tax Court trial in which IRS sought to disallow millions of dollars of claimed losses arising out of foreign exchange derivatives (matter handled prior to joining Olshan).

Before joining Olshan, Joe was a litigation associate at Katsky Korins LLP.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Former Secretary and Member, New York City Bar Association Committee on State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction.

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