Morris Dweck is an associate attorney, hailing from Brooklyn, in the firm's
Mass Tort Department. He primarily handles medical device and drug product
liability cases, also known as Mass Torts. More specifically, he is currently
involved in the Benicar litigation as a part of the litigation discovery
team, and the IVC Filter litigation. Morris continues to work on the $2.5
billion DePuy ASR settlement plan, $1.4 billion Stryker Rejuvenate hip
implant settlement plan, $56 million Biomet Magnum and 38 M2a hip implants,
and the nearly $400 million Zimmer Durom Cup settlement plan. Morris is
also involved in the ongoing Transvaginal Mesh litigations against Bard,
J&J, and Boston Scientific.
As an active member of the NYC Bar, he is currently serving as a committee member on the Products Liability Committee. Morris was named recently by Super Lawyers as a 2016 Rising Star, a distinction given to 2.5% of attorneys in New York Metro area. Being admitted in New York and New Jersey, he is the firm's liaison attorney to the New Jersey mass tort litigations.
Morris enjoys keeping client's informed of the legal process and is always available to speak with clients. He values the relationship and trust he develops with his clients.
In May 2014, Morris graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was awarded a Cardozo Scholarship Award throughout his three years in Law School. His note concerning the rare side effects of drugs and diseases was published by the Cardozo Law Journal of Public Law, Policy and Ethics. Morris served as an editor on the journal during his third year of law school. Morris has served and continues to serve as a mentor for a number of students in law school, as a part of the NYC Bar Association Mentor Program. He graduated from Flatbush High School in 2010. He is the Director of Ritual Programming at Congregation Magen David of Manhattan where he teaches a classes on Jewish law and ethics.
Morris is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the New York City Bar Association.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
- J.D. cum laude - May, 2014
- Law Journal: Journal of Public Law, Policy and Ethics, Editor , 2012 - 2014
Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College , Brooklyn, New York
- B.A. - 2010
- Major: Psychology
- New Jersey, 2014
- New York, 2015
Professional Associations and Memberships
- New York City Bar Association, Member, February 18, 2015 - Present
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association , Member, February 5, 2015 - Present