William E. Weinberger has practiced law in the areas of business litigation, real estate, litigation, appeals, professional liability, first amendment law, employment law, and governmental relations.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 16, 1955. He graduated cum laude from Cornell University in 1977, and earned his Juris Doctor from Stanford University in 1981. While at Stanford he was Senior Editor of the Stanford Journal of International Law, 1978-1981, and Associate Editor of the Stanford Law Review, 1979-1981. His "Congressional Access to Grand Jury Transcripts" was published in the November 1980 issue of the Stanford Law Review. From 1981-1982, he clerked for Frank J. Battisti, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. In 1982, he was admitted to the California bar and joined the Los Angeles Lesbian and Gay Law Association, where he served as the association president in 1987. He joined the National Lesbian & Gay Law Association in 1988, and co-chaired the association, 1993-1994. From 1991 to 1996, he served as Judge Pro-Tem, Beverly Hills Municipal Court. A member of the Los Angeles County, California, and American Bar Associations, he served on the State Bar of California Committee on Administration of Justice, 1994-1997. In 1997 he was elected Los Angeles Charter Reform Commissioner, and served until 1999. In April 2000, the Los Angeles Lawyer printed his article, "Workers' Compensation Liability for Production Companies." From 1999 to 2001, he was a member of the City of Los Angeles Board of Neighborhood Commissioners, and served as its President, 2000-2001. In 2002, he joined the California Law Revision Commission, and served as the Chair, 2004-2005.
William E. Weinberger Los Angeles, California, Profile (LexisNexis), http://www.lawyers.com/California/Los-Angeles/William-E.-Weinberger-146347-a.html (accessed November 13, 2008).