Enhancing the strength of its New York-based litigation practice, Lowenstein Sandler PC has announced that former New York State Acting Supreme Court Justice Franklin R. Weissberg has joined the firm as of counsel.
The firm has also expanded its New York City offices at 1251 Sixth Avenue, located in Rockefeller Center. The new 30,000-square-foot space will allow the firm to increase its New York office to 45 attorneys.
In his new position, Justice Weissberg will serve a key role assisting the firm's clients in connection with litigation strategy at both the trial and appellate levels. "Judge Weissberg is an outstanding figure in the New York State judicial system and the legal profession," said Adrian Zuckerman, head of Lowenstein Sandler's New York Office. "His wisdom, experience and leadership will add significant value to our firm and the service we provide to our clients."
Judge Weissberg has a long career as both a senior member of the state judicial system and a prominent litigator.From 1992 to 1999, he was President of the Association of Court of Claims Judges of the State of New York.