Our attorneys have extensive experience in successfully handling complex litigation and a broad range of business disputes, including:
Business disputes often require creative and cost-effective approaches. Our expertise and experience in managing complex litigation, and in arbitration and mediation, enable us to resolve disputes effectively to meet our clients’ goals.
We have decades of experience in representing and advising investors, brokers, registered representatives investment advisers, and investment advisory firms in securities law matters, including:
Given the near universal existence of arbitration agreements in brokerage account and investment advisory agreements, the vast majority of investor-related disputes are resolved through arbitration. We have extensive experience in litigating these claims in arbitration, both before FINRA and the American Arbitration Association.
Jack J. Mazzara and Matthew D. Smith are trained in a wide range of alternative disputes resolution (ADR) methods, including arbitration, private judging, case evaluation, and mediation. Our firm has extensive experience arbitrating commercial disputes, securities and commodities disputes, business and employment cases, construction disputes, and condemnation cases. These matters involve a broad range of issues, including sales agreements, distributorship agreements, commercial and construction contracts, condemnation, securities fraud, and defamation.
Firm founder Jack J. Mazzara has over 30 years of experience as an arbitrator. He is approved by FINRA as an arbitrator for large, complex cases and injunctive relief cases, and is an arbitrator in commercial matters for the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Mazzara has also provided arbitration and other ADR services for the National Association of Securities Dealers/FINRA, the New York Stock Exchange, and the National Futures Association. In addition, Mr. Mazzara has served as a private judge, arbitrator, or special mediator in condemnation disputes, contract and corporate disputes, and commercial disputes.
Our attorneys have successfully represented clients in a wide-range of general civil litigation matters, including: