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Thomas Scot Wolinetz


A highly respected litigation and transactional attorney with years of diverse experience, Thomas Scot Wolinetz has an established reputation for his ability to analyze a situation and to devise the best possible strategy within a short time frame. He is also known for aggressively advocating on behalf of his clients with professionalism and expertise. Recently, Thomas is a founding partner of Weltz Kakos Gerbi Wolinetz Volynsky LLP, a law firm representing clients in all aspects of securities, corporate and commercial matters.


Headquartered in New York City, Weltz Law offers nationwide representation to clients with offices in Manhattan, Long Island, Florida, and California. Although it was recently founded in 2019, Weltz Law collectively boasts over 25 years of legal experience. Together, the attorneys leverage their diverse knowledge and skill sets to focus on securities and corporate matters, as well as general and commercial litigation, real estate, employment, estate planning, and bankruptcy matters. “Weltz Law is dedicated to providing professional and effective legal services to [their] clients.”


As a founding partner, Thomas takes pride in the firm’s mission to offer individualized services and to build strong relationships with all clients. He enjoys being part of a culture that offers a small law firm experience but with big law firm capabilities. Known for his ability to provide a unique perspective, Thomas focuses his practice on both litigation and transactional matters, which includes, but is not limited to, securities arbitration, litigation, corporate law, mergers and acquisition, finance, and corporate governance. However, he has a vast amount of experience in other areas of law as well.


Prior to founding Weltz Law, Thomas worked at what is now known as Duane Morris as well as another prominent boutique New York City law firm. Prior to that, he held various professional legal roles including a position at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s division of enforcement. Throughout his career, he has dealt with private placements, initial public offerings (IPOs), and private investment in public equity (PIPE) transactions. Thomas has also arbitrated matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, including cases involving stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, private placements, real estate investment trusts (REITS), structured products, annuities, life insurance policies, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs).


Thomas obtained his bachelor’s degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY). He then attended The Hofstra University School of Law, where he consistently made the Dean’s List, received a public service award, the Herman Hillman Real Estate Award, numerous course excellence awards, was named a Dean’s Scholar, and graduated cum laude. Thomas credits his quality education and experience in law and business with helping him to successfully serve his clients and community.  



Thomas Scot Wolinetz

Founding Partner

Weltz Kakos Gerbi Wolinetz Volynsky LLP

1441 Broadway, 3rd Floor

New York, New York 10018


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