Otto Obermaier, member of the NewYork and District of Columbia Bars for over 40 years, has litigated complexmatters in many of the nation's trial courts. He has tried the longestcivil case in the history of the Federal District Court in San Franciscoand the longest criminal case in the history of the Federal Court in Brooklyn.
He served as United States Attorneyfor the Southern District of New York by appointment of President Bushfrom 1989 until February, 1993. Later that year he joined Weil, Gotshal& Manges LLP.
He has written and lectured extensively.His 102 articles have appeared in The New York Times, The WallStreet Journal and Barrons, as well as numerous legal publicationssuch as The New York Law Journal, National Law Journal andThe Legal Times of Washington. He is a co-author of White CollarCrime: Business and Regulatory Offenses, originally published in 1990and updated twice annually since then. He has appeared as a lecturer at59 continuing legal education seminars.
His other government services includeserving as Chief Trial Counsel, New York Regional Office, US Securitiesand Exchange Commission; an Assistant US Attorney for the Southern Districtof New York; law clerk to a Federal District judge, and Assistant PatentExaminer in the United States Patent Office.
Mr. Obermaier was named as oneof the New York area's best lawyers in the August 1, 2005 issue of NewYork magazine. He was also selected for inclusion in the 2006 and 2007editions of The Best Lawyers in America.
He is a Fellow of the AmericanCollege of Trial Lawyers, a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundationand a member of the American Law Institute.