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Jeffrey S. Weinstein has over thirty years of experience in insurance, reinsurance, commercial, tort, contract, corporate, and multi-district litigations and arbitrations. His practice is concentrated in domestic and international insurance coverage disputes involving first-party property, energy, pollution, and employers’ liability coverages, and coverage issues arising from CAT losses (e.g., 9/11, 2005 hurricanes; 2011 Japan earthquake, and Superstorm Sandy). Mr. Weinstein also assists clients in policy drafting, claims handling, and litigation in connection with worldwide property and specialty coverages, such as “Kidnap, Ransom, Extortion,” “Confiscation, Expropriation, Nationalization,” “Malicious Product Tampering,” “Product Recall,” “Contaminated Products,” “Property, Terrorism, Sabotage,” and various “War Risks”. He has litigated and handled appeals in state and federal courts throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and has participated in litigations involving several European countries.
Mr. Weinstein has lectured throughout the United States and in the U.K. on first-party coverage issues involving environmental damages, product recall/contamination insurance, mold, and hurricane claims, and he has written for Best’s Review, Mealey’s Litigation Reports (Insurance), Mealey’s Emerging Insurance Disputes, The National Law Journal, and the Risk Management Newsletter. In 2006, Mr. Weinstein was a panelist at the Matson, Driscoll & Damico Annual Business Interruption Roundtable Panel Discussion in London.
Mr. Weinstein and Eugene Wollan prepared the 2010 revisions to the chapter on Property Insurance in Appleman’s New York Insurance Law.
Mr. Weinstein is a founding member of the New York “Powercon” Energy conference, which in just five years has become a successful educational seminar in the Property/Energy Insurance sector.
He is admitted to the New York and New Jersey State and Federal bars, the District Court of Wisconsin and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits, and he is a member of the New York County Lawyers’ Association.
Mr. Weinstein is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton and Boston University School of Law (cum laude).