Firm founder David Slarskey shared, "We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Ricky to partnership at our firm. Ricky has consistently demonstrated exceptional legal skills and judgment, dedication, and a strong commitment to our clients. His strategic thinking and outstanding performance have been instrumental to our success in a number of cases, and we look forward to seeing him continue to excel in his new role as a partner."

Weingarten joined Slarskey in 2021, bringing with him more than a decade of experience litigating commercial, employment, and civil rights disputes in state and federal courts. Since joining the firm, he has represented clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, including breach-of-contract and fee disputes as well as trade secret matters. (See here for more information on recent matters.) 

A graduate of Brooklyn Law School and the University of Delaware, Weingarten started his career defending the City of New York and its law enforcement agencies in civil rights lawsuits, serving as lead counsel in several federal jury trials all resulting in full defense verdicts and was an associate at Phillips Lytle LLP. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Vera M. Scanlon in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. 

"I am honored and proud to be promoted to partnership at Slarskey LLC,” shared Weingarten. “This firm has provided me with incredible opportunities for professional growth, and I am grateful for the trust and support of my colleagues. I am excited to continue working with our talented team and contributing to the success and reputation of our firm."