Honoring Hon. Jack B. Weinstein

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The Center on Civil Justice is hosting a two-panel event in commemoration of the life of Judge Jack Weinstein, a giant of the federal judiciary for over fifty years.


2:30-2:40pm: Welcome Address by Peter Zimroth and Trevor Morrison

2:40-3:30pm: Panel 1: The Life of Judge Weinstein

Several of Judge Weinstein's friends and colleagues reflected on their experiences with him.

Panelists: Hon. Denise Cote (SDNY), Marc Falkoff (NIU), Ken Feinberg (Feinberg Law Offices), Hon. John Gleeson (Debevoise), Troy McKenzie (NYU), Burt Neuborne (NYU), Hon. Shira Scheindlin (Stroock)

3:35-4:25pm: Panel 2: Judge Weinstein and Complex Litigation

Judge Weinstein's impact was felt across multiple fields of law. For this panel, we focus specifically on his impact on complex litigation.

Panelists: Sheila Birnbaum (Dechert), Elizabeth Cabraser (Leiff Cabraser), John Goldberg (Harvard), Samuel Issacharoff (NYU), Chris Seeger (Seeger Weiss), Adam Zimmerman (Loyola)

4:25pm-4:30pm: Concluding remarks

This event has been approved for 2 New York State CLE credits in the category of Areas of Professional Practice. The credit is both transitional and nontransitional; it is appropriate for both experienced and newly admitted attorneys. Those who are seeking CLE credit are expected to review the CLE materials for the event.