Steven Weinmann

Steven Weinmann, Senior Counsel

1875 Century Park East, Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90067

P: 310.712.8017 | F: 310.943.0396
Steven.Weinmann@CapstoneLawyers.com

Steven Weinmann is a senior counsel with Capstone Law and leads the consumer rights team. His practice encompasses complex and class action litigation, including consumer product and services cases under California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), data privacy breach cases, and a special emphasis on vehicle defect litigation. He has a background in securities litigation, antitrust, environmental law, and consumer class action cases.

Prior to joining Capstone, Steven’s experience included litigating class actions on behalf of employees and consumers, in addition to representing individuals and small and large companies in various types of litigation, from business disputes to personal injury, financial fraud, construction defects, and products liability. Steven has been instrumental in achieving favorable results for numerous certified classes, including cases against Home Depot USA (for wage and hour and UCL claims); LegalZoom.com, Inc. (claims involving illegal practice of law); Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (UCL, CLRA, federal Truth in Lending Act [TILA] claims). Steven briefed and help bring about numerous reported decisions including Fraley v. Facebook, 830 F.Supp.2d 785 (N.D. Cal. 2011) (defeating a motion to dismiss on claims involving the right to publicity); Ceja v. Rudolph & Sletten, 194 Cal.App.4th 584 (Sixth Appellate Div. 2011), affirmed, California Supreme Court, 56 Cal. 4th 1113 (2013) (confirming the test for determining putative spouse status is a subjective one). He also helped brief and obtained a decision favorable to plaintiffs in a seminal case under California‚Äôs UCL, McAdams v. Monier, Inc., 182 Cal.App.4th 174 (2010) (deciding only the named class representative needed to satisfy Proposition 64 standing requirements). He received his J.D. with distinction from the Hofstra University School of Law, where he was an associate editor on the Hofstra Law Review, and earned his undergraduate degree in English Literature and Political Science from Rutgers University.

Steven is admitted to practice in California, New York, and New Jersey, and before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern Districts of California; the District of New Jersey; the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court.