Jeremy Weintraub comes to St. John’s to teach in our Legal Writing Program. Last year, he was a Visiting Lawyering Process Professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Before that, he taught Legal Reasoning, Writing & Research and Written & Oral Advocacy at New York Law School.
After graduating from New York University School of Law, where he earned first place honors in the Trial Lawyers’ Association Oral Advocacy Tournament, Professor Weintraub worked in private practice in New York, first at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and later as Counsel to Schoeman, Updike & Kaufman, LLP.As a litigator, he handled matters involving breach of contract, corporate dissolution, fraud, insurance coverage, the securities laws, tortious interference, and professional malpractice. His trial and appellate work included a 13-week federal proceeding in New York that resulted in a large judgment in favor of his banking industry clients and a successful appeal to the Second Circuit barring a retrial of a corporate executive on double jeopardy grounds.
Professor Weintraub has also practiced in the field of alternative dispute resolution. He has served as a mediator for the Commercial Division of New York State Supreme Court, volunteered as an arbitrator in New York City Civil Court, and represented clients in FINRA and AAA arbitrations.