Since 1982, Weiss Law has gained the reputation of being amongst the nation’s premier law firms representing shareholders in securities class and derivative litigation.

The Firm has offices in New York, New Jersey, California and Georgia and has litigated hundreds of shareholder derivative actions brought for violations of corporate and fiduciary duties; stockholder class actions brought for violations of federal securities laws; and consumer fraud and unfair practices actions, in which, it has collectively recovered over a billion dollars for defrauded institutions and individuals and obtained important corporate governance reforms.

With outstanding attorneys based in offices on both coasts, Weiss Law has the experience, talent, and resources to tenaciously litigate on behalf of individuals and institutions.  Its success in doing so has earned it the praise of clients and courts throughout the country.

Our team

Joshua M. Rubin


Joseph H. Weiss


Emile Barton

Staff Attorney

Joel Elkins

Of Counsel

David C. Katz


Miriam Green


Mayer Kovacs

Staff Attorney

Glenn Mariano


Jonathan Meer


Jerry Neiman

Staff Attorney

Michael A. Rogovin


Gal Shalev

Staff Attorney

Jerry Silver


Mark D. Smilow



Extremely talented lawyers

Judge Coughlin observed that “it took a great deal of skill to get to the point of trial.” In certifying the class, the court commented, “… that Plaintiffs’ attorneys are extremely well qualified”
Honorable John W. Coughlin
Colorado Court of Appeals
Brody v. Hellman, et al., (U.S. West Dividend Litigation)

Experienced and qualified

Judge O’Conner stated “the court finds that plaintiffs’ counsel were experienced and qualified attorneys with outstanding professional reputations in securities litigation who ably and zealously prosecuted the instant case on behalf of the class.”
Justice Earl E. O'Connor
US District Court for the District of Kansas

You’ve done very well

Judge Jensen stated, “I think the case was handled extremely well, extremely professionally, so I think you’ve done very well.”
Judge D. Lowell Jensen
US District Court, Northern District of California
VeriFone Inc. Securities Litigation

The quality of the attorneys

Judge Taylor complimented plaintiffs’ attorneys’ work in the action, specifically noting “the caliber of the work involved [and] the quality of the attorneys involved.”
Judge Gary L. Taylor
US District Court, Central District of California
Western Digital Securities Litigation

The utmost respect

US District Court Judge Anderson expressed “the utmost respect” for the work of the firm.
Judge G. Ross Anderson, Jr.
US District Court, District of South Carolina
Georgallas v. Martin Color-Fi, Inc.

Provided “a model”…

Judge Black said the case provided “a model for how commercial litigation should be conducted and can be resolved.”
Senior Judge Bruce D. Black
US District Court, District of New Mexico
Bash v. Diagnostek

Creativity and sophistication

Chancellor Allen of the Delaware Chancery Court approved a settlement and cited the creativity and sophistication of plaintiffs’ counsel.
Chancellor William T. Allen
The Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware
Santa Fe Southern Pacific Corporation

Thank counsel for the work…

Judge Hatter summed up the settlement hearing by saying, “I want to again thank counsel for the work that you put into this and hopefully it’s a settlement for which the claimants themselves will be appreciative of the results.”
Senior Judge Terry J. Hatter, Jr.
US District Court, Central District of California
National Medical Enterprises Litigation