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Ian Weiss


Ian Weiss’s significant experience in complex commercial litigation stems from his years in the New York courts as a law clerk for the Honorable Senior Judge Edward Korman of the Eastern District of New York and as a litigator at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. He specializes in all aspects of litigation, including depositions, discovery, trials, and appeals. Mr. Weiss attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as Executive Editor on the Law Review, worked on United States Supreme Court cases in the Supreme Court Clinic, and graduated magna cum laude, Order of the Coif with a certificate in management from the Wharton School.

Education & Admissions

  • New York State Courts
  • New York Federal Court (Southern District)
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2018
  • B.A., Bard College, 2012

Prior Experience

  • Associate, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
  • Law Clerk, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Senior Judge Edward R. Korman

Accolades & Recognition

  • G. Newton Greene Memorial Prize for outstanding performance in torts
  • James Wilson Scholarship
  • Order of the Coif, University of Pennsylvania
  • Ian Weiss, The Illusory Coverage Doctrine: A Critical Review, 166 U. PA. L. REV. 1545 (2018)
  • J. Quinn, A. Alden, I. Weiss, & D. Shrader-Frechette, Carbon Offsets: A Coming Wave of Litigation?, NEWTHINKING (2022)
  • ESG & The Energy Industry (2022)