Financial Services Litigation
Wilchins Cosentino & Novins’ experienced financial services litigators have a proven track record of successfully prosecuting cases representing securities and investment firms, financial advisors and investors, including individuals and institutions throughout the country.
The combination of our extensive knowledge of the investment community, experience in securities and fierce determination to advocate sets us apart from other law firms.
Representing Firms, Investment Advisors and Investors
The litigation attorneys at Wilchins Cosentino & Novins have extensive experience representing firms, investment advisors and investors, giving us a unique understanding of the complexities of securities arbitration, mediation, regulation and financial services litigation. Because Wilchins Cosentino & Novins represents both plaintiffs and claimants in civil matters, and defendants and respondents in administrative and regulatory matters, we are well-versed in all relevant legal arguments.
In our financial services litigation practice, we represent clients on both sides of customer-initiated complaints. Our securities and investment fraud attorneys are equally committed to recovering financial losses suffered by investors due to the wrongful acts of financial advisors as well as defending against false claims of wrongdoing against financial advisors.
Our financial services litigation practice includes broker-dealer disputes, defending financial services professionals against customer-initiated claims, securities litigation, restrictive covenant litigation, expungement and regulatory and compliance matters.
Meet Our Attorneys Leading Financial Services Litigation at Wilchins Cosentino & Novins
Michael B. Cosentino
Susan Donaldson Novins
Successful representation of National Brokerage Firms and local broker-dealers regarding claims of negligence, lack of supervision and breach of contract claims brought by customers against brokerage firms and financial advisors.
Successful representation of broker-dealers against former financial advisors in breach of employment agreement.
Successful representation of customers against broker-dealers for claims of unsuitability, negligence, churning and breach of duty of care.
Representation of financial advisors seeking to expunge unfounded customer complaints from their registration records.
Counseling firm clients in investigations and inquiries before government agencies and self-regulatory organizations.
Arbitration of cases involving state and federal securities laws, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and breach of fiduciary duty for both firm/broker and investors.
Why WCN for Financial Services Litigation
Right-sized. We are large enough to have the depth of expertise and knowledge, while small enough to be available, accessible and personal.
High Caliber Legal Services. Our securities attorneys are experienced, solutions oriented, and have a proven track record in financial services litigation. We put our extensive knowledge and legal acumen to work for our clients.
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