Christopher A. Wieber

Christopher A. Wieber: Attorney with Law Office of Mark P. Scherzer

Biography

Phi Beta Kappa. Co-Author: "Private Insurance," Ch. 12, AIDS and the Law, 4th Ed., Aspen Publishers, 2007. Speaker: "LSNY Employee Benefits Training," sponsored by Legal Services of New York, 2004; "LSNY Long Term Disability Benefits Training," sponsored by Legal Services of New York, 2003; "Insurance Issues Forum," sponsored by Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc., 1992—; "Discrimination and Unfair Practices in Insurance and Employee Benefits," at the Disability Discrimination in the Workplace Conference, co-sponsored by AIDS Network and American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, 1999; "Insurance/Employee Benefits Panel," POZ Life Expo, sponsored by POZ Magazine, 1996. President, Board of Directors, 319 West 18th Street Owners' Corporation, 1998-2009. Cooperating Attorney: Lambda Legal Defense Fund; Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc.

Areas of Practice (20)

  • Insurance Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • COBRA
  • Disability Benefits
  • Employee Benefit Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Health Benefits
  • Health Care Legislation
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Insurance Coverage
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Health Law
  • Managed Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Insurance Contracts
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Life and Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Insurance Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212-406-9606  Phone
212-964-6903  Fax
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 1984
Law School Attended:
Harvard University, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1988
Admission:
1988, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Memberships:
New York County Lawyers' Association.
Birth Information:
Norristown, Pennsylvania, August 14, 1962
Reported Cases:
Massachusetts Casualty Ins. Co. v. Morgan, 886 F. Supp. 1002 (E.D.N.Y. 1995); Peterson v. Continental Cas Co., 77 F. Supp. 2d 420 (S.D.N.Y. 1999) and 116 F. Supp. 2d 532 (S.D.N.Y. 2000), aff'd in part, rvs'd in part, 282 F.3d 112 (2nd Cir., 2002).
ISLN:
915938436
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (24 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 05/03/18 in Health Insurance

    Chris brings the highest level of skill and thoughtfulness to an area of law that has far too few attorneys of his caliber. I always recommend him when asked for a disability rights / insurance attorney.

    Chris brings the highest level of skill and thoughtfulness to an area of law that has far too few attorneys of his caliber. I always recommend him when asked for a disability rights / insurance attorney. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 04/06/18 in ERISA

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