Benjamin H. Weissman

Associate - New York

Benjamin Weissman
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Benjamin H. Weissman is an associate in Foley Hoag’s Litigation Department, focusing on complex commercial disputes.  He has represented a broad range of commercial clients in matters ranging from contract and indemnification disputes, patent infringement, internal investigations related to the Anti-Kickback Statute, and major antitrust class action litigation. 

From 2016-2017, Benjamin served as a law clerk to the Honorable Cathy Seibel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Education:

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2015
  • Georgetown University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2009

Languages:

English

Representative Experience

  • Represent sovereign state in damages phase of arbitration under bilateral investment treaty regarding multibillion dollar judgment issued by foreign court for environmental damages
  • Represent commercial landlord in proceeding brought by NYC Commission on Human Rights concerning enforcement of novel accessibility rule
  • Represented large financial institution in antitrust litigation concerning interchange fees and credit card network rules
  • Defended networked exercise equipment provider against patent infringement allegations; achieved favorable settlement after PTAB granted inter partes review of all challenged patent claims
  • Represented multinational bank seeking to enforce and collect foreign judgment in New York
  • Represented major pharmaceutical company in internal investigations of marketing and compliance practices
  • Counseled major pharmaceutical companies as to risks and remedies under antitrust and unfair competition laws regarding copay assistance programs
  • Represented Honduran national fleeing gang persecution in asylum proceedings in U.S. Immigration Court
  • Successfully removed pro bono client’s name from the Statewide Central Register in proceeding before the N.Y. Office of Children and Family Services

Mr. Weissman handled some of the above representations prior to joining Foley Hoag, LLP.

 
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Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas