Robert Weiner is a partner in Arnold & Porter LLP’s Business Litigation practice group. He rejoined Arnold & Porter LLP in 2012, having served as Associate Deputy Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice since 2010. At DOJ, he oversaw the defense of the new healthcare law from the outset of litigation through the arguments at the Supreme Court, handled sensitive negotiations involving bank secrecy, and dealt with difficult issues as they arose in areas ranging from antitrust and financial reform to national security and Congressional investigations.
Mr. Weiner has substantial experience as a trial lawyer and appellate advocate in criminal and civil cases. From 1997-98, Mr. Weiner served as Senior Counsel in the White House Counsel’s Office. Mr. Weiner has also taught Mass Torts at the University of Virginia School of Law and Complex Criminal Litigation at the Georgetown University Law Center. In 1987, Mr. Weiner served as an Associate Independent Counsel in the Wedtech prosecution. Mr. Weiner clerked for Judge Henry Friendly of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.