The Honorable Gregory J. Weingart

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 065

Biography

The Hon. Gregory J. Weingart is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2017 by former governor Jerry Brown. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Sally L. Meloch (Ret.).

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Weingart graduated with his B.A. in philosophy from Pomona College in 1987. He went on to earn his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1991.

After graduating from law school, Weingart clerked for the Hon. William M. Byrne, Jr. with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He then joined the law firm of Munger, Tolles, and Olson LLP as an associate in 1992.

After three years in the private sector, Weingart became an assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California in 1995. He served as a federal prosecutor for nine years. While there, Weingart was the chief of the USAO's Major Frauds Section, and also served as the head of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force.

Weingart returned to Munger et al. as a partner in 2004, where his areas of practice included complex civil litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and internal investigations. He remained at the firm until his appointment to the Superior Court in 2017.

Weingart served on the board of directors for Mental Health Advocacy Services and was on the executive committee for the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Litigation Section.

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