Uniondale, Long Island, New York, August 7, 2006 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that Benjamin Weinstock, partner and co-chair of the firm's Real Estate Department, has been appointed to Hofstra University School of Law’s faculty as a Special Professor of Law.
Beginning on August 28, 2006, with the fall semester at Hofstra, Weinstock will teach a four-credit course on real estate transactions. Hofstra University Dean Aaron Twerski recommended Weinstock for this position based on his personal and professional reputation as well as the reputation of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek. Weinstock previously served as an adjunct professor of Real Estate Law at Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business.
"I am excited and honored to join the adjunct faculty of Hofstra University School of Law,” said Weinstock. “Hofstra is a tremendous institution, and I look forward to working with bright and passionate students studying the field of real estate law."
Weinstock’s breadth and depth of experience representing clients in an array of real estate matters has led to his appearance in court to testify as an expert witness in several real estate matters. In recognition of his knowledge and contributions to the real estate industry, Governor Pataki named Weinstock to the prestigious New York State Real Estate Board, where he was elected Secretary. He is one of only 13 real estate experts from across the state to serve on the Board.
Weinstock is a member of the legal advisory boards of Chicago Title Insurance Company and First American Title Insurance Company of New York, is a board member of C.W. Post’s Real Estate Practitioner’s Institute, and serves on the Real Property Law Committees of the Nassau County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Real Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association as well as the Committee on Problems Affecting Title and Transfer and the Commercial Leasing Committee. He is a frequent lecturer on real property law matters, having chaired several educational programs for the New York State Bar Association and others. In the community, Mr. Weinstock currently serves as Deputy Mayor of the Incorporated Village of Cedarhurst, where he resides, and was previously the Deputy Village Attorney.
For more than 35 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region's leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients' success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate & securities, financial services, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate and trusts & estates. Through its independent arm, Island Strategies, lobbying services are provided at all governmental levels. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.