Paul Weinstein was an Assistant United States Attorney with the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York between 1989 and 2007, serving in both the Criminal and Civil Divisions. During that time he prosecuted and commenced civil racketeering proceedings against numerous members of criminal enterprises and the enterprises themselves. The matters he led and supervised included the prosecution of leaders of New York/New Jersey-based organized crime families operating at critical points of international shipping and commerce in the United States, including in the Port of New York and New Jersey. Mr. Weinstein also served in a number of supervisory capacities in the Eastern District, including as the Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division, with the responsibility for the operation of the over 100-Attorney Division, encompassing supervision of the Business and Securities Fraud, Money Laundering, Public Integrity and Organized Crime Sections of the Office.
Mr. Weinstein currently is a partner with Emmet, Marvin & Martin LLP, a Manhattan law firm. His practice is focused on white collar criminal defense and investigations and complex civil matters, including commercial, corporate trust, securities, trusts and estates and real property disputes. Mr. Weinstein also has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cardozo Law School for a number of years, teaching courses on white collar crime and legal writing and advocacy.