Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Announces Two New Partners in December 2022
Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP, a national plaintiff side law firm, is pleased to announce the December 2022 promotion of two new additional partners. Matthew S. Weiler and Ori Edelstein join a growing partner tier at the firm.
Previously in early 2022, the firm announced their new Los Angeles office, its second in California and fifth nationwide. The firm also announced the addition of four new partners: Amy Eskin, Ryan Hicks, Nathan Piller and David Leimbach.
Matthew S. Weiler has over fifteen years’ experience litigating antitrust, qui tam, securities and cryptocurrency fraud in courts across the U.S. At Schneider Wallace, Mr. Weiler represents firm clients in pursuing claims related to generic drug price fixing, anticompetitive practices in the health care industry, antitrust claims from cryptocurrency purchasers, and violations of laws related to market manipulation. Mr. Weiler currently serves as co-lead counsel in cryptocurrency market manipulation cases.
Ori Edelstein has extensive employment law experience in cases involving wage and hour violations, discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and retaliation. Mr. Edelstein has successfully represented as class counsel many classes of clients in state court, federal court, during mediation and during arbitration. Mr. Edelstein graduated from Georgetown University Law Center after earning his degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
The firm’s new Los Angeles office, which opened earlier in 2022, focuses on complex employment, consumer protection, and antitrust matters. According to founder and managing partner, Todd M. Schneider, “The promotion of new partners, and the opening of our LA office, reflect the growth and success of the firm through 2022. We are fortunate to work with so many talented and dedicated attorneys and are excited about our continued growth in 2023.”
Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky has been established in California with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1993. The firm represents both individuals and institutional clients such as health insurers and municipalities in complex civil litigation. In addition to the Los Angeles office, the firm maintains a nationwide practice with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Texas, North Carolina and Puerto Rico. Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky handles class actions in the areas of employment, disability access, civil rights, and consumer protection. It also litigates cases in the fields of antitrust law, ERISA, and qui tam. The firm’s practice focuses on impact litigation with a goal of remedying systemic violations of the law in employment, civil rights, public accommodations, consumer fraud, antitrust, and ERISA cases.