Thomas Weiss Attorney

Tom Weiss has been practicing law for over 18 years.  He started as in-house counsel for a mid-size property management company located in New York, NY where he was responsible for all legal matters concerning the company’s commercial and residential portfolio.  This included negotiating and drafting residential and commercial leases and other contracts. It also involved handling and resolving disputes inside and outside of court, and handling all compliance issues, such as ensuring proper multiple dwelling and rent stabilization statuses of buildings.

He worked for several litigation boutiques where he handled complex commercial matters in all phases of litigation, from motion practice to trial practice.  He also became quite adept at handling uncontested and contested divorce and family matters.

Since Tom opened his firm in 2002, he has enjoyed continued success as a passionate litigator. He has successfully tried cases in the State and Federal Courts.

Author and Awards

Thomas Weiss has authored and co-authored several scholarly articles including:

“Standing Issues Relevant to Defense of a Foreclosure Matter,” New York Law Journal, August 31, 2012.

Petition Brought by Vehicle Owner Against Vehicle Repair Business Seeking Cancellation of Lien Pursuant to Lien Law §    201-a, Bender’s Forms of Pleading of the State of New York,  Volume 26, 2011, Form 534:9, 2011.

“The Negative Impact of the Home Equity Theft Prevention Act on Legitimate Lenders and Investors,” New York Law Journal, Nov. 13, 2006.

“Child Custody and Home State Jurisdiction,” The Nassau Lawyer, Vol. 56, No. 1, Sept. 2006.

He has received the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award in 2014, 2015 and 2016.  Martindale-Hubbell is the premier lawyer rating service in the country. Martindale-Hubbell gives the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award to those lawyers whose clients give the lawyer a 4.5 average rating (out of 5.0) in the following areas: (1) Communications Ability; (2) Responsiveness; (3) Quality of Service; and (4) Value for Money. Less than one percent (1%) of the more than 900,000 attorneys listed by Martindale-Hubbell on its martindale.com and lawyers.com websites receive the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award.

Tom is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and serves on the Real Property Law and Matrimonial committees.

Tom is a single father of two girls and lives on Long Island.