Richard C. Weinbaum
Location:Newark, New Jersey
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Richard Weinbaum grew up in Edison, New Jersey. He graduated from Grinnell College in 1981. Upon graduating cum laude from New York Law School in 1985 he was admitted to practice law before the state courts of New Jersey and New York as well as the United States District Court of New Jersey. He began his legal career in Brooklyn, New York concentrating in the areas of plaintiff s personal injury and medical malpractice. While a young associate, he was instrumental in several million dollar settlements of cases concerning children born with cerebral palsy.
He was also involved in obtaining court approval of one of the earliest Supplemental Needs Trust in New York thus allowing the injured child’s mother to use the settlement proceeds for the child’s needs while maintaining the child’s social services benefits.
Prior to practicing in New Jersey, he was the managing attorney for a firm headed by a past president of the Brooklyn Bar Association. While there, he was involved in the prosecution of several labor laws, products liability, motor vehicle accident and premises liability matters which resulted in significant settlements and jury verdicts.
Since 2003, when he started working in New Jersey, allowing him to be closer to home and his 3 young children, he has been an integral member of the firm, involved in all aspects of the firm’s hundreds of cases including automobile and premises accidents, medical malpractice, products liability and wrongful death. His research and writing skills are unsurpassed and have resulted in countless favorable trial and appellate court opinions and decisions.
- New York, 1986
- New Jersey, 1986
- U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1986
- New York Law School, New York, New York
- J.D. cum laude
- Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa
- B.A. cum laude – 1981
- Major: Biology
Past Employment Positions
- Law offices of Manuel Romeo P.C., Managing Attorney, 1998 – 2003
- Singer, Block & Mattes P.C., Associate Attorney, 1986 – 1998
- Phi Alpha Delta