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Ari Weisbrot
Ari is a partner in the litigation department of a historic and renowned law firm located in New York. He has been featured on CBS Radio’s Wall Street Journal Report, quoted in legal and non-legal periodicals and has been recognized as a “SuperLawyer” in New Jersey and a “Top Ten Lawyer to Watch” in New York.

Mr. Weisbrot is a true “client’s lawyer,” representing a diverse range of clients from among the largest retailers in the United States to smaller local businesses to religious and charitable organizations.

Ari was appointed by Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey to a three-year term of service on the Committee on Character. The committee determines the fitness to practice law of each candidate for admission to the Bar of the State. Mr. Weisbrot also continues to serve on the District Ethics Committee (IIB – Bergen County), which operates under the auspices of the New Jersey State Office of Attorney Ethics.

Mr. Weisbrot has been awarded an "AV" rating for his professionalism and the quality of his legal work from Martindale-Hubbell, the premier directory of legal professionals, and has been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyer. In addition, Mr. Weisbrot has written several articles on commercial litigation, which have been published in the New Jersey Law Journal and the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.

Entries by Ari Weisbrot

Point and Shoot: The Lies of the Gun Lobby

(67) Comments | Posted November 27, 2013 | 11:34 AM

Antiq Hennis was shot to death last month in Brooklyn. He didn't do anything wrong. He was not a gang member or a drug dealer. He wasn't involved in a drunken argument over which New York football team is worse. He was not the victim of mistaken identity...

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What Happens in Vegas (Ends up on ESPN)

(8) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 9:57 PM

My eighth grade yearbook predicted that I would have a dual career as a lawyer and the starting quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers. As I look back, it occurs to me that my mistake was not in my ambition, but in my priorities. Lawyer first? What was I thinking? Lawyers...

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Look Ma, No Fans!

(17) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 9:41 AM

I have been watching the Today Show on NBC for over 30 years. I have bathed in its highs and wallowed in its lows. The show has been unassailable since its virtual inception. Even during the Bryant Gumble - Williard Scott debacle, the nation was hooked. It seems incapable of...

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Sex, Lies and Rabbinical Red-Tape

(2) Comments | Posted December 14, 2012 | 5:28 PM

My childhood Rabbi stands accused of sexual abuse. As fun as that may sound, in the two hours since the news broke, it has spread like wildfire over the internet. Phone lines are blowing up. I heard about it while in court, so it took a few hours for me...

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Defending Due Process in the Trayvon Martin Case

(7) Comments | Posted March 27, 2012 | 2:00 PM

It's time for authorities to arrest Al Sharpton. I don't know if he committed any crimes, but let's arrest him and see what we can dig up. After all, he is, once again, loudly calling for the arrest of George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, even though, at this point, even...

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This Isn't Happening

(1) Comments | Posted January 3, 2012 | 12:30 PM

Whatever problem you are facing at any given moment seems like the biggest problem in the world. No matter how hard we try to make ourselves feel better by comparing our hardships to those of our friends and neighbors, the stark reality is that when your girlfriend breaks up with...

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I Think You've Had Enough

(4) Comments | Posted December 2, 2011 | 4:56 PM

I spent a day in West Palm Beach last week where I discovered that there are two times when you absolutely do not want to be in South Florida. The first is from May through September. The second is whenever you are driving while intoxicated. Here's why.

Fourteen years ago,...

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