Andrew L. Weitz is one of New York’s most accomplished lawyers, with a specialization in trial law. He is a founding partner of Andrew L. Weitz & Associates, P.C., a personal injury law firm. Mr. Weitz received his Ph.D. from New York University, and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where he held the distinguished position of an Editor of Law Review.
Mr. Weitz has nearly twenty years of experience and courtroom wins, and his firm has achieved verdicts and settlements for his clients totaling over 1 billion dollars. His firm not only does traditional trial work, but alternative dispute resolution, as well. Alternative dispute resolution, or mediation, enables Mr. Weitz to get an understanding of which arguments the defendants will emphasize and their view of his client’s case. This extra information gives Mr. Weitz an edge, making it possible to strengthen his client’s case.
His educational background gives him a unique advantage in the courtroom. His Ph.D. in Learning Theory from New York University, combined with his law degree, gives him insight into the perspective of juries, judges and opposing counsel. Knowing how all parties will view his client’s case, Andrew can adjust accordingly. His string of successful verdicts and settlements is a testament to his courtroom strategy.
Andrew Weitz and his firm have been recognized for their professional excellence many times. Mr. Weitz has been named one of the Top Attorneys in New York in the New York Times, and one of the New York Area’s Top Rated Lawyers in the New York Law Journal. He is consistently named to Best Lawyers in New York, He is also a “Top Contributor”and rated 10 out of 10 on the legal help website Avvo Lawyers.
His firm, Andrew L. Weitz & Associates, P.C., was featured in The American Lawyer, and in US News & World Report’s Best Law Firms 2013. The firm has is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell, and has a 5 out of 5 rating on Martindale online –both the highest possible ratings. For five years in a row, Andrew L. Weitz & Associates, P.C. has been named to The New York Area’s Best Lawyers and SuperLawyers.
Fellow attorney Christine McCall says, “I am always impressed with the clarity and incisiveness of his reasoning and his command of legal issues. Even more worthy of endorsement, his advocacy skills are fearsome! I would hire him in a minute to represent me on any position I really cared about.”
Having held the positions of Chair of the Planning Board and then Chair of the Zoning Board of Appeals, Mr. Weitz now also holds the title of Justice, as he was recently elected to the office of Village Justice for the Historic Village of Roslyn, NewYork. Judge Weitz will serve a four year term.
Who’s Who member Andrew L. Weitz can be found on the Who’s Who Directory where he is looking forward to networking with you.