Stephen B. Wexler


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Steve is our Managing Partner and one of the founding members of Wexler, Burkhart, Hirschberg & Unger, LLP. He is also the head of the firm's litigation and securities practices.

After graduating from law school, Steve was the Law Clerk for Chief Judge Joseph C. Zavatt of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York during 1964-65 and then went into private practice, ultimately establishing Wexler & Burkhart, LLP with Chet Burkhart.

Steve is a member of the panel of arbitrators for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Steve is also a member of the Mediation Panel of the Eastern District of New York. He was formerly the Chairperson of the Securities Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association and is a member of the Compliance and Legal Division of the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).

Steve is a member of the Board of Directors of New Horizon Counseling Center, Inc., a not for profit community health clinic certified by the New York State Office of Mental Health. The Center located in Queens, NY, provides quality counseling and psychotherapy at reasonable fees to adults, adolescents, and children.

Steve Served as President of the Jewish Congregation of Brookville, and previously acted as a member of the Board of Trustees of the North Country Reform Temple in Glen Cove, NY, and of Temple Beth Israel in Port Washington, NY. He is presently a member of Congregation Tifereth Israel in Glen Cove, NY. Steve has represented Jewish Clergy in their contract negotiations and is an active participant in local and national Jewish affairs.

Steve has co-authored articles published in the New York Law Journal on securities law and professional liability.

Steve graduated from Cornell University in 1961 with a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations ranking in the top 5% of his class. He received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1964, ranking in the top 15% of his class, and was an Editor of the Annual Survey of American Law. Steve received an LL.M. in Trial Practice from Brooklyn Law School in 1966. He is a member of the bar of the State of New York and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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