Dawn S. DeWeil

Dawn S. DeWeil

Senior Associate
Location:
Livingston, New Jersey
Phone:
973-740-9080
Fax:
973-535-1760
Email:

Dawn S. DeWeil has been in practice for 26 years, has tried cases in both state and federal courts and has successfully argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She is a Civil Trial Attorney certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Craig M. Rothenberg, she ran a solo practice with offices in New York and New Jersey. Before starting her own practice, she was a managing attorney of a litigation unit at the prestigious New York firm of Schneider, Kleinick, Weitz, Damashek and Shoot. She Joined RRBS at its inception in August 2013.

She is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and the U.S. District Courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York as well as the U.S. District Court of New Jersey. Dawn has lectured as invited faculty for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. She has lectured nationally with respect to Breast Implant litigation and has lectured physician groups with respect to medical malpractice issues. She has made appearances on Court TV as both a guest commentator and Arthur Miller panelist.

Dawn serves on two not-for-profit agencies, the Association for Metro-area Autistic Children (AMAC) in New York and Community Action for Independent Living (CAIL) in New Jersey. Both agencies serve the developmentally disabled.

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1987
  • New York, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1993

Education

  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1987
  • Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Editorial Board Member: "Medical/Legal Aspects of Breast Implant Litigation", Leader Publications, a division New York Law Publishing, (1996 -1999)
  • Author: "New Studies Show Link Between Silicone Implants and Disease" , Medical/Legal Aspects of Breast Implant Litigation, Volume 6, No. 11, 1997
  • Author: "Studies Confirm Suspicions Regarding Extent of Silicone Bleed" , Medical/Legal Aspects of Breast Implant Litigation, Volume 6, No. 6 , 1997
  • Author: "Ethylene Oxide Sterilization of Implants - Cause of Concern?", Medical/Legal Aspects of Breast Implant Litigation, Volume 5, No. 10 , 1997
  • Author: "Platinum - Another Cause of Concern for Implant Recipients?", Medical/Legal Aspects of Breast Implant Litigation, Volume 5, No. 4 , 1997

Classes/Seminars

  • Faculty: "LASIK Surgery Liability Theories, Defendants, Assessing Damages and Experts", Association of Trial Lawyers of America, ATLA Education Interactive Telephone Seminar. (July 2004 and preparation of paper in connection therewith)
  • Lecturer: "Update on Damages 2004", New York Trial Lawyers Institute, New York, N.Y. annual seminar "Proving Damages" (June 2004 and preparation of paper in connection therewith)
  • Lecturer: "Update on Damages 2003", New York Trial Lawyers Institute, New York, N.Y. annual seminar "Proving Damages" (June 2003 and preparation of paper in connection therewith)
  • Lecturer: "Informed Consent in Lasik Surgery Cases - Is It Enough?", Association of Trial Lawyers of America Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia (August 2002 and preparation of paper in connection therewith)
  • Lecturer: "The Breast Implant Litigation Global Settlement" , Prentice Hall Law and Business Seminar, 1994

Honors and Awards

  • Who's Who in America(R) (Marquis(TM)). 51st edition, 1997. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1996. (WhoAm 51)
  • Who's Who in America(R) (Marquis(TM)). 52nd edition, 1998. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1997. (WhoAm 52)
  • Who's Who in America(R) (Marquis(TM)). 53rd edition, 1999. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1998. (WhoAm 53)
  • Who's Who in America(R) (Marquis(TM)). 55th edition, 2001. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 2000. (WhoAm 55)
  • Who's Who in American Law(R) (Marquis(TM)). Ninth edition, 1996- 1997. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1996. (WhoAmL 9)
  • Who's Who in American Law(R) (Marquis(TM)). Tenth edition, 1998- 1999. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1998. (WhoAmL 10)
  • Who's Who in American Law(R) (Marquis(TM)). 11th edition, 2000-2001. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1999. (WhoAmL 11)
  • Who's Who of American Women(R) (Marquis(TM)). 20th edition, 1997- 1998. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1996. (WhoAmW 20)
  • Who's Who in the East(R) (Marquis(TM)). 27th edition, 1999-2000. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1998. (WhoE 27)
  • Who's Who in the World(R) (Marquis(TM)). 16th edition, 1999. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1999. (WhoWor 16)
  • Order of the Barrister
  • Chairperson, Moot Court Board, 1986 - 1987
  • Guest Commentator: Court TV "Medical Malpractice" (1997)
  • Panelist: Arthur Miller Roundtable (Court TV) (1997)
  • Guest Commentator: Court TV "Medical Malpractice" (1995)
  • Guest Commentator: Court TV "Breast Implants" (1995)
  • Panelist: Prentice Hall and Business Seminar "Preparing a Breast Implant Litigation Case for Trial" (1994)
  • Panelist: WEVD Talk Radio Show "Into the Millennium" (1993)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ)
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (TANJ)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Community Action for Independent Living - Board of Directors
  • Association Metro-Area for Autistic Children - Professional Advisory Board