Lewis S. Wiener, a member of Sutherland’s Litigation Practice Group and chair of the firm’s Financial Services Litigation Team, focuses his practice on all aspects of commercial litigation including financial service, consumer finance, tax litigation, and class action defense.
In his post, Mr. Wiener also represents clients in eminent domain/inverse condemnation and land-use litigation before state and federal trial and appellate courts. He is a frequent lecturer on trial practices and related litigation issues and has published numerous articles on commercial and financial litigation and related topics.
Prior to joining Sutherland, Mr. Weiner served as a trial lawyer with the U.S. Department of Justice where he was twice recognized by the Attorney General for special achievement in the handling of significant litigation matters on behalf of the United States. While at the Department of Justice, Mr. Weiner as lead government counsel in one of the largest class actions ever filed against the United States.