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David S. Weiss

  /  David S. Weiss

David S. Weiss, Esq., Of Counsel, concentrates his practice on international mediation, government affairs, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), and cross-border financial transactions. He has more than 20 years experience in finance, real estate, structured transactions, cross-border corporate transactions, corporate bankruptcy litigation, and governmental affairs. He is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York, and District of Columbia.

David is also an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at New Jersey City University School of Business, and Founder of the University’s Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR) and the “Connecting Bridges and Borders Program through Business”.

David has held appointments at The United Nations through UNCITRAL, is chair of the International Committee for the Commerce Industry Association of New Jersey and lectures internationally throughout Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Caucasus and the Caribbean basin on law and economics through the prism of mediation, business, innovation and entrepreneurship. David Weiss was recently appointed as an observer on the Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Data Act drafting committee for the Uniform Law Commission ( and has co-authored pending data protection legislation in New Jersey.


  • University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne – International Law and Legal Studies (2011 – 2011) / Cornell Law School joint program on international dispute resolution.
  • New York Law School – Juris Doctor (J.D.) (1996 – 1999).
  • Drew University Bachelor’s Degree – Political Science and Government (1991 – 1994).


Professor Weiss has extensive publications in the field of mediation policy and risk analysis from Columbia Law School to the American Arbitration Association Journal. David was also featured in the New York State Bar Association Lawyer Journal, as well as published in Cardozo’s Singapore Mediation Convention Journal on his research and usage of mediation. Most recently, he authored the “New Jersey Arbitration, Conciliation and Mediation Act.” He has also co-created various digital webinar events on global business and mediation and hosted numerous trade delegations and FDI based events within the United States, Hungary and Puerto Rico.

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