Wesley Robert Mead
Civil litigation, International law, Insurance litigation, Criminal law, White Collar / R.I.C.O. Criminal Defense, D.W.I. Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, Commercial litigation, Civil Appellate practice, Criminal Appellate practice, Civil Rights, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Labor and Employment, Immigration law.
Admitted: 2003, New York, 2004, Connecticut, 2002, Mohegan Tribal Court, 2005, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2006, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, United States Tax Court
Law School: Hofstra University School of Law, LLM International law 2005
University of Vienna School of Law, Vienna, Austria, Comparative legal systems study: U.S., Germany and Austria. August 2000
College: Binghamton University (B.A. History 1999)
Biography: Wesley was a Clerk in the Superior Court of the State of Connecticut from 2000 to 2003 and clerked for Superior Court Judges on Criminal, Civil and Family cases, including murder/manslaughter trials, personal injury and medical/dental malpractice, inter alia; in 2004 Wesley drafted the appellate briefs for both the Connecticut Appellate Court and the Connecticut Supreme Court on a civil litigation matter of an issue of first impression which resulted in a unanimous reversal by Connecticut’s highest court and changed the tort landscape of the State of Connecticut, an amicus curiae brief by the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association was filed supporting the position on the brief; upon arriving in New York City in 2004 Wesley successfully litigated immigration/asylum cases with asylum grants and remands, appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeals and in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Petitions for Review; from 2004 to 2008 Wesley handled insurance litigation for a major insurance company including trials and appeals; from 2008 to 2012 Wesley has handled hundreds of trials to verdict representing medical providers on complex insurance litigation matters, as well as declaratory judgment actions in Supreme Court involving recoupment, business torts and fraud allegations, and in Federal Court on Civil and Criminal R.I.C.O. in the E.D.N.Y. and S.D.N.Y., Wesley has also obtained dismissal on a White Collar Criminal case in Kings County Criminal Court, involving a joint task force between the District Attorney’s Office, the New York State Attorney General and the Tax Department, Wesley has also tried both bench and jury criminal trials including D.W.I. charges with acquittals.