Jacqueline S. Weinberger is a highly skilled litigator with more than 25 years of experience. She concentrates her practice on complex workers’ compensation litigation, and represents insurers and employers before the New York Workers’ Compensation Board. She 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. Jacqueline’s litigation experience also includes high-profile and high-value white-collar crime defense. Prior to her focus on defending clients against workers’ compensation claims, Jacqueline litigated cases in the New York State Supreme Court, and the New York State Appellate Division First and Second Departments. Jacqueline is also admitted to the United States Supreme Court.
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 cases and orders to show cause, and for trials.
As a law student, Jacqueline worked directly for the Honorable Guy James Mangano, Presiding Justice of the New York Appellate Division, Second Department, and later worked for the Second Department’s Grievance Committee.
- New York
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1993
- Queens College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1984