In over 15 years of experience in workers’ compensation defense, Jacqueline has represented insurers and employers before the Workers’ Compensation Board, the New York State Supreme Court system, and the First Department of its Appellate Division. She also advises clients on trends and best practices related to workers’ compensation, and has worked closely with the New York Claims Association and the New York Self Insurers Association. Weinberger’s litigation experience also includes high-profile and high-value white collar crime defense, earned during her tenure at a prominent New York City criminal defense firm.
Before entering private practice, Jacqueline worked for the New York City Police Department in a pilot program, the Civil Enforcement Unit, reporting directly to the police commissioner and mayor. In this role she litigated quality-of-life crimes in the State Supreme Court and Appellate Division. She also taught in the Police Academy and worked closely with undercover officers to gather evidence for trials and orders to show cause.
During her time at Brooklyn Law School, Jacqueline worked directly for the Presiding Justice Guy James Mangano of the New York State Appellate Division, Second Department, and later worked for the Second Department’s Grievance Committee. Before earning her J.D., Jacqueline graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s from Queens College.