Securities Litigation Law Firm
As a securities investor, you rely on public companies to release complete and accurate information, and you rely on your broker or advisor to help you make informed investment decisions. You also depend on your broker or advisor to only make trades you approve, and you trust that he or she will charge reasonable fees and manage your account with your best interests in mind. Unfortunately, too often, this reliance and trust are misplaced. Securities fraud is a pervasive issue, and many investors find themselves in need of a securities litigation law firm.
Our Securities Litigation Law Firm Helps Aggrieved Investors Recover Their Losses in FINRA Arbitration & Other Methods of Litigation
At Zamansky LLC, we help aggrieved investors recover their fraudulent investment losses. Not only is this what we do, but this is all we do. We are a securities litigation law firm for investors—full stop. We do not handle other types of cases, and we never represent companies, brokers, or advisors in defense of investors’ securities fraud claims.
The securities attorneys in our firm handle securities litigation in both court and arbitration proceedings, and much of our practice involves representing aggrieved investors in FINRA arbitration. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is tasked with holding brokers and advisors accountable to their clients, and FINRA arbitration provides a forum specifically for investors who need to recover their fraudulent investment losses.
With decades of experience and many millions of dollars recovered, our securities attorney in Miami helps investors recover losses resulting from fraudulent practices such as:
If you have experienced substantial losses in your investment portfolio that do not appear to be explained by market factors, you should immediately contact our securities litigation specialists. We will arrange for you to speak with one of our experienced securities lawyers one-on-one, and we can take immediate legal action to preserve your recovery options if necessary.
Zamansky, LLC is Securities Litigation Law Firm That Can Take Your Case to Court
You can file a securities fraud lawsuit if you have any type of claim that is not subject to mandatory arbitration. This includes claims against your employer for ERISA violations, claims against publicly traded companies for disclosure violations and market manipulation, and claims against other individuals and companies that have committed fraudulent acts.
Many securities fraud cases are filed under Rule 10b-5 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The statute of limitations for Rule 10b-5 claims is two years from the date that you discover the fraud provided that you may not file a claim more than five years after the fraud occurs. Other types of securities fraud claims are subject to longer statutes of limitations, but, in any case, it is important that you contact a securities attorney as soon as possible.
Does a Securities Litigation Claim Mean I’m Going to Trial?
Securities litigation in court is a complex legal process. If your case goes to trial, it could easily take a year or longer to resolve. But, if you are facing substantial investment losses, it could be well worth the time and effort to engage a securities litigation legal practitioner to enforce your legal rights.
While going to trial is a possibility, many securities litigation cases settle out of court. Once a case gets past the initial pleadings stage and into discovery, both parties will often have the information they need in order to make informed decisions about settlement.
If a case does not settle, it will go through pretrial procedures, and one or both parties may seek summary judgment or dismissal in order to prevent the case from going to trial. If the judge determines that your case should move forward, then the attorneys for both sides will present their evidence and arguments at trial; and, at the end of the process, the court will issue a final order (which will be subject to appeal).
Our Securities Attorney Handles Large-Scale Securities Class Action Litigation
In addition to representing individual investors in securities fraud litigation, we handle large-scale securities class action cases as well. Much of our class action practice focuses on ERISA violations, although we also handle cases involving hedge fund fraud, Ponzi schemes, and other issues. If you have questions about a securities fraud class action, our securities lawyer in Miami would be happy to speak with you, and we encourage you to contact us 24/7 to arrange a free initial consultation.
When Can Investors Form a Securities Class Action?
Class action securities litigation affords individual investors the opportunity to recover their losses when their losses may not be sufficient to justify the costs of single-plaintiff litigation. ERISA violations, hedge fund fraud, real estate investment trust (REIT) fraud, and various forms of corporate and brokerage firm fraud can all potentially support class action claims.
Similar to single-plaintiff securities litigation, the statute of limitations for class action claims varies depending on the specific issue(s) involved.
Are you a victim of securities fraud? If so, you may need to act promptly to protect your legal rights. Contact our Miami securities lawyer at Zamansky LLC for a free, no-obligation consultation now.
Who We Represent
Our clients include individual and institutional investors, all of whom have one thing in common: They have suffered investment losses that did not result purely from market forces. As a securities litigation law firm, we focus our practice exclusively on representing defrauded investors, and this focus has allowed us to recover millions of dollars for our clients. We regularly file lawsuits and pursue claims in FINRA arbitration to recover damages on behalf of clients, including:
- Retail investors who buy and sell through broker-dealers
- Retail investors who rely on investment advisors to help them save for the future
- IRA and 401(k) retirement savers
- Hedge fund investors
- Participants in employee stock plans
- Bond investors (including Puerto Rico and other municipal bond investors)
- Investors who use FinTech apps to buy and sell securities and complex structured investment products
- Institutional investors
If you have suffered investment losses and are in need of a securities litigation law firm, experience matters. At Zamansky LLC, we have the experience required to hold major firms and companies accountable for all forms of investment fraud. Our firm’s founder, attorney Jake Zamansky, has been handling investment fraud claims in federal court and in FINRA arbitration for more than 30 years. Our results (including both settlements and awards) speak for themselves, and we are proud of the many testimonials and five-star reviews we have received from our clients.
Companies and Firms We’ve Sued
With decades of experience, we have sued numerous companies and firms on behalf of individual and institutional investors. Some examples of the companies and firms against which our securities litigation law firm has successfully litigated include:
- Bear Stearns
- Ivy Asset Management Hedge Fund
- Merrill Lynch (Harvest)
- Millennium Global Investment
- Morgan Stanley
Again, these are just examples. In lawsuits and FINRA arbitration cases against these entities and others, we have recovered well in excess of $100 million for our clients. This includes settlements and awards ranging from hundreds of thousands to tens of millions of dollars. In many cases, we have successfully pursued claims on behalf of multiple investors against the same entity (or entities), such as in the case of the Puerto Rico bond fraud saga and the fraudulent sale of UBS’s Yield Enhancement Strategy (YES).
Do You Have a Claim for Securities Fraud?
How do you know if you have a claim for securities fraud? If you think you may need the services of a securities litigation law firm, the best thing you can do is schedule a free consultation. When you meet with a lawyer to discuss your situation, your lawyer will review the facts of your case and determine if further investigation is warranted. Some examples of signs that you may have a securities fraud claim (and some examples of claims we regularly file on behalf of individual and institutional investors) include:
- You received incomplete information about an investment opportunity
- You were not informed of the costs or fees associated with an investment
- You received an investment recommendation that didn’t align with your risk profile or investment objectives
- Securities were bought or sold on your account without your authorization
- You suffered investment losses due to decisions made without your best interests in mind
Engaging the Help of An Experienced Securities Litigation Law Firm is the First Step Toward Recovering Your Losses
Regardless of which type of litigation you need to pursue, contacting a Miami securities lawyer is the first step toward recovering your losses. At Zamansky LLC, we have decades of experience representing individual investors and classes of investors, and we rely on this experience to aggressively pursue compensation for our clients’ fraudulent investment losses.
For more information about how we help aggrieved investors in securities fraud cases, call us at 212-742-1414 or contact us online. Your initial consultation is free and confidential, and you pay nothing unless our securities litigation law firm wins.