Harold P. Weinberger
Harold P. Weinberger is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. During his more than 40 years of experience practicing law at Kramer Levin, he has handled complex civil litigations and arbitrations in areas that include intellectual property, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate. Weinberger has tried dozens of cases in front of juries, judges, and arbitrators, and has argued appeals in the New York Court of Appeals and the six United States Circuit Courts of Appeals.
One of the leading litigators in the field, Weinberger heads Kramer Levin’s advertising group, advising clients on prospective advertising. He has been lead counsel in the litigation of many significant false advertising cases under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Weinberger has defended class actions under state consumer fraud statutes and represented clients in connection with advertising disputes before the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus.
Weinberger has spoken on issues relating to advertising at cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries at legal conferences and at the American Bar Association, Practicing Law Institute, and other Continuing Legal Education seminars. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and listed in Chambers USA’s list of “America’s Leading Lawyers,” as well as by Legal 500 US. Additionally, he has been listed in Super Lawyers, a special supplement to The New York Times. In 2009, 2010, and 2011, Weinberger was ranked among the top 100 lawyers in the New York metro area, and in 2011 he was named in the Lawdragon 3000. The 2008, 2010, and 2011 editions of Benchmark: Litigation singled him out as one of New York’s “Litigation Stars.”
In 1970, he graduated magna cum laude with a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a notes and comments editor for the Columbia Law Review. Weinberger served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul R. Hays of the 2nd United States Circuit Court of Appeals from 1970 to 1971. He earned a B.A. from the City College of New York in 1967.