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Dawn S. DeWeil

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Dawn S. DeWeil

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Dawn S. DeWeil

Dawn S. DeWeil has been in practice since 1987, 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 office, 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. The firm merged with two other firms in August 2013. She joined the merged firm of Rubenstein, Berliner and Shinrod at its inception in August 2013 and was made a partner in August 2016.

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, the New Jersey Association of Justice and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.  She has made appearances on Court TV as both a guest commentator and Arthur Miller panelist.

Honors

  • Who’s Who in the World
  • Who’s Who in America
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Who’s Who Among American Women

Education

  • New York Law School, J.D.
  • Rutgers University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • 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 (1994)
  • New York (1988)
  • New Jersey (1987)

Reported Cases

  • New York State Silicone Breast Implant Litg., 171 Misc. 2d 980 (N.Y. Misc., 1997)
  • Widman v. Horwitz, 189 A.D. 2d 812 (N.Y. App Div. 1993)
  • Property Clerk, New York City Police Dept. v. Hyne, 147 Misc. 2d 744 (N.Y. Misc., 1990)
  • Property Clerk, New York City Police Dept. v. Bauman, 146 Misc. Misc. 2d 874,875 (N.Y. Misc., 1990)

Publications, Speeches and Media appearances

  • Speaker: Liens: From Beginning to End and Everything In Between; New Jersey Association of Justice, Winter Seminar 2018 (and preparation of paper in connection therewith)
  • Speaker: New Jersey Association of Justice, Medical Malpractice; Boardwalk Seminar 2015 (and preparation of paper in connection therewith);
  • 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” at the 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” at the 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?” at the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia (August 2002 and preparation of paper in connection therewith)
  • 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)
  • Guest Commentator: Court TV “Medical Malpractice” (1997)
  • Author: “Ethylene Oxide Sterilization of Implants – Cause of Concern?” Medical/Legal Aspects of Breast Implant Litigation, Volume 5, No. 10 (1997)
  • Panelist: Arthur Miller Roundtable (Court TV) (1997)
  • Author: “Platinum – Another Cause of Concern for Implant Recipients?” Medical/Legal Aspects of Breast Implant Litigation, Volume 5, No. 4 (1997)
  • Guest Commentator: Court TV “Medical Malpractice” (1995)
  • Guest Commentator: Court TV “Breast Implants” (1995)
  • Lecturer: Prentice Hall Law and Business Seminar “The Breast Implant Litigation Global Settlement” (1994)
  • Panelist: Prentice Hall Law and Business Seminar “Preparing a Breast Implant Litigation Case for Trial” (1994)
  • Panelist: WEVD Talk Radio Show “lnto the Millennium” (1993)

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