Otto Obermaier, member of the New York Bar for 46 years, has litigated complex matters in many of the nation's trial courts. He has tried the longest civil case in the history of the Federal District Court in San Francisco and the longest criminal case in the history of the Federal Court in Brooklyn.
He served as United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York by appointment of President George H. W. Bush from 1989 until February, 1993. He practiced at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP until October 31, 2006 when he formed Martin & Obermaier, LLC with
John S. Martin, Jr., his friend for more than half a century.
He has written and lectured extensively. His 102 articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Barrons, as well as numerous legal publications such as The New York Law Journal, National Law Journal and The Legal Times of Washington. He is a co-author of White Collar Crime: Business and Regulatory Offenses, originally published in 1990 and updated twice annually since then. He has appeared as a lecturer at 59 continuing legal education seminars.
His other government services include serving as Chief Trial Counsel, New York Regional Office, US Securities and Exchange Commission; an Assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of New York; law clerk to a Federal District judge, and Assistant Patent Examiner in the United States Patent Office.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of the American Law Institute, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
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