Marc J. Weinstein has served as lead trial counsel in 45 jury trials and more than 100 non-jury trials in a wide variety of civil and criminal cases in numerous state and federal courts. Marc represents and counsels companies and individuals in white collar criminal matters and complex civil business disputes throughout the country, with a special emphasis on cases involving fraud. Marc also manages and conducts internal and external investigations for corporate and institutional clients.
Marc has represented businesses and individuals under investigation for, or charged with federal and state criminal offenses and regulatory violations. His experience includes defending clients accused of federal tax offenses, money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act violations, securities violations, mortgage fraud, public corruption offenses and healthcare fraud, among others. His clients have included corporations, corporate officers and directors, elected officials, physicians, attorneys, and police officers. Marc has served as an appointed member of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania since 2008.
Marc's business litigation practice includes counseling and representing companies in a wide variety of commercial disputes, including but not limited to matters involving copyright infringement, unfair competition, trademark infringement, theft of trade secrets, patent infringement, UCC Article 2 claims, agency and distributor contract disputes, civil conspiracy, civil fraud, civil RICO, breach of fiduciary duty, director and officer liability, commercial and residential real estate development disputes, and defense of consumer protection claims and class actions. In addition to representing clients in federal and state courts across the country, Marc has represented numerous clients in arbitrations arising out of commercial contract disputes.
Part of Marc's practice includes representing publishers of secure, high-stakes examinations, to assist them in implementing legal protections and practical security measures to minimize cheating, strengthen the integrity of test results and enforce all intellectual property rights that may apply to their examinations. In the course of representing test publishers in matters of this nature, Marc has conducted numerous extensive investigations to identify and hold accountable individuals who have cheated on secure tests and others who have aided and abetted cheating. Test publishers include certifying professional specialty boards, professional licensing agencies, schools and universities.