Rifkin Weiner Livingston
With nearly six decades of work in litigation, it is no wonder that Arnold M. Weiner, a partner at Rifkin Weiner Livingston, is a highly regarded trial attorney and civil litigator. Weiner chairs the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense practice and co-chairs the firm’s Complex Civil and Commercial Litigation practice.
He was the lead defense attorney in the high-profile prosecutions of Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, U.S. Rep. Edward Garmatz and Baltimore Mayor Sheila A. Dixon, among other high-profile cases. Weiner is regularly sought after for representation and legal advice. He taught courses in civil procedure, criminal procedure and trial practice and procedure at the University of Maryland School of Law. He currently serves on the Homeless Persons Representation Project Board of Directors.
Weiner has been listed in the Best Lawyers of America since 1983 and has been a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers for 30 years.
After graduating from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 1957, Weiner clerked for Simon E. Sobeloff. He then worked as an assistant United States Attorney. After leaving the federal prosecutor’s office, Weiner worked as a criminal defense attorney, before turning to civil litigation.
What’s the most important thing you do in your job?
The most important thing I do in my job is preparation. By becoming thoroughly prepared on the law and the facts, I can provide the most beneficial and effective assistance to my clients.