Jackie Halpern Weinstein, a Partner in the firm’s Foreclosure Litigation Group, has expertise in title litigation and prosecuting residential and commercial mortgage foreclosure proceedings throughout New York State. She is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey and is admitted to practice federally in both the Southern District and the Eastern District of New York, United States District Courts, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Mrs. Weinstein represents many of the largest banks in the world, both directly and with the most prominent mortgage loan servicing companies. Mrs. Weinstein handles the foreclosure proceeding as early as ensuring proper service of the §1304 Ninety Day Notice, action commencement, and loss mitigation, all the way through transferring the premises by Referee’s Deed, REO closings, and claiming and obtaining surplus funds. Additionally, Mrs. Weinstein negotiates, structures, and drafts Purchase and Sale Agreements for the transfer of Notes, Forbearance Agreements between Lenders and Borrowers, and Agreements to Assign Foreclosure Bids between the highest bidders and interested purchasers prior to closing. She continues to represent the lenders and note holders after bankruptcy filings as well, including moving for relief from the automatic stays imposed, filing proofs of claim, and spearheading 363 sales.
Extensively trained in investigation and fraud detection, Jackie Halpern Weinstein also represents leading lenders in defending their priority lien positions against title defects. Her title insurance defense work covers a substantial breadth, ranging from lien priority disputes, boundary discrepancies, and non-recordation defects to mortgage fraud, mortgage rescue schemes, and forgeries.
Jackie Weinstein is named a Super Lawyer Rising Star and was featured as one of the “Top 50 Women Attorneys in the New York Metropolitan Area.”
Jackie Halpern Weinstein received a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies from Boston University and achieved her Juris Doctorate at New York Law School, where she was a member of both the Law Review and the Harlan Scholars Honors Program.