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Scott A. Weiss, Esquire
Pamela H. Weiss, Esquire

Scott A. Weiss, Esquire

Scott@weissnweiss.com

Mr. Weiss, a member of Weiss & Weiss LLC, is experienced in representing unions, employees, and employers  in labor and employment law.

Mr. Weiss has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors.  He has handled a wide variety of cases, in both federal and state court, since his bar admission in 1986.

  • Labor relations
  • Employment discrimination
  • Employment disputes
  • Personnel Policies
  • Collective-bargaining negotiations
  • Labor-contract arbitration
  • Union benefit-funds disputes

He also consults employers preparing and implementing personnel policies and managing said personnel.

Mr. Weiss has extensive courtroom experience.  He also has considerable experience appearing before the National Labor Relations Board, against whom he has successfully obtained an attorneys’ fees award.

He has prosecuted and defended unfair labor practice charges, representation petitions and union employee benefit-funds dispute cases for unions and employers.

Mr. Weiss serves as a Labor/Employment Arbitrator for the American Dispute Resolution Center, Inc., New Britain, CT.  He was an appointed Arbitrator for the U.S.P.S.-Northeast Area Expedited Panel for NALC Region 15 (Connecticut) (now disbanded) and a Labor Arbitrator on the Arbitration Panel of the New Jersey State Board of Mediation.

Admissions & licenses

  • 1993, New York
  • 1997, Connecticut
  • 1986, Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • Member – General Bar
    • Member – Trial Bar
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Section
    • ADR Section
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Section
  • Connecticut Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Section
    • ADR Section

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science with minors in Business and Economics, State University of New York at Albany
  • Juris Doctorate, John Marshall Law School

Publications

  • “ADR Agreements not always Enforceable” (Connecticut Business and Industry Association News, Dec. 2000)
  • “Recent Cases Test Validity of ADR in Employment” (Hartford, Ct: American Lawyer Media: CT Law Tribune, Labor and Employment Magazine, February 2001)
  • “Defining Disability Under ADA” (Hartford, Ct: American Lawyer Media: CT Law Tribune, June 4, 2001), p. 2
  • “Punitives Under 1991 Civil Rights Act” (Hartford, Ct: American Lawyer Media: CT Law Tribune, September 24, 2001), p. 2
  • “Fair Balance Needed For Non-Compete Enforceability” (Hartford, CT: American Lawyer Media: CT Law Tribune, February 17, 2002), pp. 11
  • "Getting the Most out of Arbitrating Employment Disputes: A Practical Blueprint to Guide Practitioners Through a 'Trial by Ambush.'” (New York, NY: American Lawyer Media: N.Y.L.J. Aug. 11, 2003, p. S7)
  • "Subprime Market Crises Challenges Fiduciaries to Account to Investors.” 192 N.J.L.J. 970 (Am. Lawyer Media: June 23, 2008) (with John A. Stone, Esq.), S-6

He also has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation  and transactions representing lenders and investors in the banking industry and real estate leasing transactions for real estate developers

Mr. Weiss handles and has handled matters through private arbitration, and various federal, and state courts in California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, and Texas.

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Pamela H. Weiss, Esquire

Pam@weissnweiss.com

Ms. Weiss, a member of Weiss & Weiss LLC, is experienced in  representing financial institutions:

  • Banking compliance work
  • Commercial and residential mortgage-backed financial transactions
  • Appraisal malpractice litigation
  • Mortgage foreclosures
  • Complex commercial litigation

She has also successfully negotiated large loan pool disputes and title claims.

She has acted as Interim In-House Counsel at Itochu International Inc., a large multi-national Japanese conglomerate, in 1994 and 1995, where she handled banking transactions, trade disputes, commercial and residential real estate transactions, commercial leasing, and corporate transactions.

She also acted as assistant bank counsel for River Bank America from 1993 to 1994, where she handled workout negotiations, asset management, and banking regulatory compliance.

Ms. Weiss ranked at the top of her graduate education classes before and during her career in law.  She finished in the top 16 percent of her class at law school and, subsequently, made the Dean’s List when she obtained her Master in Chemistry.

Licenses & admissions

  • 1993, New York
  • 1995, Connecticut
  • 1986, Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the Northern
  • United States District Court for the Central Districts of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • 2007, United States Patent and Trademark Office

Memberships

    • American Bar Association
    • New York State Bar Association

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Northern University of Illinois
  • Juris Doctorate, John Marshall Law School
    • Honors’ Appellate Advocate
  • Master of Chemistry, Sacred Heart University
    • Deans’ Leadership Award for Academic Excellence
    • Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society

Publications

  • “Scrutinize Your Agreements On Loan Purchases and Sales” (Waterbury, CT: Secondary Marketing Executive, May 2002)
  • “ADR Agreements not always Enforceable” (Connecticut Business and Industry Association News, Dec. 2000)

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