Mr. Wertheimer began his career with South Brooklyn Legal Services, a non-profit legal services organization working toward racial, social, and economic justice for low-income New Yorkers.
Mr. Wertheimer later joined two leading international law firms, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP and Winston & Strawn LLP, where he worked on a broad spectrum of commercial litigation, arbitration, and antitrust matters.
From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Wertheimer clerked for the Honorable Lorna G. Schofield, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Beginning in 2015, Mr. Wertheimer served in the White House under President Obama, remaining through the end of the President’s term. Beginning in January 2017, Mr. Wertheimer served as Governor Cuomo’s Staff Secretary before deciding to return to the active practice of law.
Mr. Wertheimer received his J.D., cum laude, from the New York University School of Law in 2010, and received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Tufts University in 2005.
New York University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2010
Tufts University, BA, magna cum laude, 2005
Law Clerk, The Honorable Lorna G. Schofield, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2013-2014
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
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