Alan H. Scheiner
Lecturer in Law
Alan Scheiner, Counsel at Levi Lubarsky & Feigenbaum LLP, represents clients before state and federal courts at the trial and appellate level. His practice focuses on financial and business litigation, including matters involving investment and commercial banking, derivatives, business torts, lender liability and financial fraud, as well as general commercial litigation. In the course of nearly 20 years litigating civil and criminal cases, Mr. Scheiner has also represented clients in white-collar criminal matters, regulatory investigations, constitutional litigation under Section 1983, state Attorney General civil-enforcement matters, and products liability, securities fraud and accounting litigation.
Mr. Scheiner served for six years in the Corporation Counsel's Office of the City of New York as an Assistant Corporation Counsel and Senior Counsel in the Special Federal Litigation Division. In that role, Mr. Scheiner successfully defended several federal court jury trials and represented the City of New York and New York City Police Department officials and police officers in high-profile, complex civil rights litigation. Mr. Scheiner's prior law firm experience includes serving in the litigation groups of both Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, in New York, and Zuckerman Spaeder LLP in Washington, D.C. and New York.
Mr. Scheiner received his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1991, where he was an editor of the Columbia Law Review and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar for three years. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986, with Honors in Economics.