National law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP today announced that white collar criminal attorney David S. Weinstein has joined as a partner in the Miami office. Weinstein is a member of the firm’s Government Practice Group and focuses his practice on white-collar criminal defense, government investigations, corporate compliance, anti-money laundering initiatives and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues.
For the majority of his legal career, Weinstein served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida as well as an Assistant State Attorney for the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office. As Assistant U.S. Attorney, he served as Deputy Chief of the Major Crimes and Narcotics Sections and Chief of the Narcotics Section, as well as the Chief of the Public Integrity, National Security, and Criminal Civil Rights Section. While with the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office, Weinstein was Chief of the Narcotics Section, the Robbery and Career Criminal Section and Deputy Chief of the Felony Division.
“We’re very excited to welcome David to Hinshaw’s White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations team,” said Sergio Acosta, Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Government Practice Group. “He has vast – almost unparalleled – experience dealing with government investigations and enforcement actions here in South Florida, including those involving allegations of financial fraud, tax evasion, money laundering and other corporate crimes. He will be a fantastic resource for our clients doing business in Florida or using Florida as a hub to do business elsewhere.”
In addition to his law practice, Weinstein is also a well-respected South Florida legal media personality, with appearances as a legal analyst on Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, CTV and BBC World News, among other TV and print outlets. He also hosts a weekly sports talk radio podcast.
“I am thrilled to be able to join Hinshaw’s White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations team,” said Weinstein. “This will allow me to expand my ability to provide clients with the assistance they need to navigate the sometimes difficult waters of governmental rules and regulations.”
Weinstein is a graduate of the University of Miami Law School (J.D.) and the State University of New York at Binghamton (B.A). He is admitted to practice in Florida, along with U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida. He currently serves as the President-Elect and Executive Board Member for the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. He is also a member of the DRI Government Enforcement and Corporate Compliance Committee and has been appointed to serve as the committee’s Vice-Chair, effective October 8, 2017.