Jeffrey M. Weissman

Jeffrey M. Weissman

Location:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Phone:
954-981-7400
Fax:
954-989-8068
Jeffrey M. Weissman graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969, where he was a General Motors Scholar. He obtained a Master of Arts in Teaching from Harvard University in 1970. After teaching high school English and physics, he received his law degree from New York University in 1974, where he was a Root-Tilden Scholar. He is a co-author of Taking Stock of the Court’s Jurisdiction in a SIPA Liquidation, 41 Brooklyn Law Review 1. Mr. Weissman is a member of the New York State Bar Association and The Florida Bar. He is admitted to practice in all the trial and appellate courts of Florida, the federal District Courts of Florida, the federal Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also admitted to practice in the state courts of New York, and the federal District Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He has participated in over 100 trials and evidentiary hearings (including 22 jury trials). He practices at the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1975
  • Florida, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1985

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1974
    • Honors: Root-Tilden Scholar
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • B.S. - 1969
    • Honors: General Motors Scholar
  • Harvard University
    • M.A., Master of Arts - 1970
    • Major: Teaching

Published Works

  • "Taking Stock of the Court's Jurisdiction in a SIPA Liquidation", 41 Brooklyn Law Review 1-36, 1974

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Antitrust Section, Member
  • American Association for Justice
  • M.I.T. Alumni Association, Member, Board of Directors, 2003 - 2005
  • M.I.T. Alumni Association, Member, Nominating Committee, 1993 - 1995
  • Athletic Department, M.I.T, Member, Faculty Visiting Committee, 1993 - 2002
  • M.I.T. Educational Council, Regional Chair, 1989 - Present
  • M.I.T. Alumni Club of South Florida, Vice-President, 1989 - Present