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A National Securities Arbitration & Investment Fraud Law Firm

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Securities Arbitration Attorneys Our FINRA arbitration lawyers work with investors to recover losses caused by securities fraud, investment fraud, and other kinds of stockbroker misconduct.

Securities Arbitration Lawyers

If you are the victim of securities fraud, investment fraud, or any other kind of stockbroker misconduct, our securities arbitration lawyers will attempt to recover your financial losses through FINRA securities arbitration or litigation.
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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is a non-governmental agency authorized by Congress to protect America’s investors from securities fraud and investment fraud by enforcing high ethical standards, regulations, and market integrity in the broker-dealer industry. Broker conduct prohibited by FINRA includes but is not limited to:

  • Unsuitability: Financial professionals are required to make investment recommendations that are suitable for a client’s individual financial situation and goals.
  • Churning: It is forbidden for brokers buy and sell securities for the primary purpose of generating commission.
  • Unauthorized Trading: Buying or selling investments without permission.
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Any action by a trusted financial professional that is contrary to the best interests of the client is prohibited by FINRA and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Failure to Supervise: Financial firms are responsible for overseeing the actions of their representatives. If a firm fails to properly supervise its employees, it can be held liable along with the individual broker or advisor.

FINRA arbitration is a fair, efficient, and effective way to resolve disputes among investors, brokerage firms, and individual brokers. It is a formal alternative to litigation that is often a faster and less expensive way to resolve issues and recover damages. That said, arbitration is a complex process that should be navigated with the assistance of an experienced securities lawyer.

About Silver Law Group

Silver Law Group is a team of securities lawyers, forensic accountants, and support staff who are dedicated to helping investors recover losses through securities arbitration and litigation.

The firm is led by Scott Silver, a former Wall Street defense attorney who has been representing customers in securities and investment fraud cases since 2002. Scott is admitted to practice in New York and Florida and the firm’s FINRA arbitration attorneys represents investors nationwide.

About Scott Silver, Managing Partner

Scott Silver has extensive experience in arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the National Futures Association (NFA), and the American Arbitration Association (AAA).

After receiving a degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1996, Scott joined the Wall Street law firm Gusrae Kaplan. Founded by a former chief attorney of the SEC’s division of enforcement, Gusrae Kaplan has twice been listed as one of the nation’s “Most Feared Law Firms.”

It was there that Scott learned the strategies brokerage firms employ to defend themselves against legitimate investor claims.

Frustrated by the misconduct he saw and armed with this powerful knowledge of Wall Street’s inner workings, Scott relocated to South Florida in 2002.

By 2011, Silver Law Group’s team of securities arbitration lawyers were representing investors against the same institutions Scott had once been retained to protect, recovering millions of dollars through arbitration and litigation for investors throughout the United States and around the world.

Author, Lecturer, and Advocate

Scott lectures at law schools, industry conferences, and investor rights groups around the country. He has authored numerous articles about investors and the arbitration process, and he is a regular commentator in leading publications, including a widely-accepted primer on the SEC’s new Whistleblower program.

Scott is the recipient of a Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent “AV” Rating. It is the highest rating given for general ethical standards and legal ability – awarded by his peers.

A frequent speaker and commentator on investor rights, Scott has been the chair of the American Trial Lawyer’s Securities and Investment Fraud Group since 2013. He is also a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

Practice Areas
  • Talking on the Phone FINRA Arbitration Our securities arbitration attorneys are leaders in the field of FINRA and securities arbitration. If you have lost money at the hands of trusted financial advisors, we’ll help you pursue your losses through the arbitration process.Learn More ›
  • HandcuffsSecurities & Investment FraudInvestment firms and securities promoters are constantly creating new ways to abuse investors and perpetrate investment schemes. Our stockbroker fraud lawyers are dedicated to representing their victims.Learn More ›
  • NumbersStockbroker MisconductOur securities lawyers represent investors in securities and FINRA arbitration claims to recover losses due to unsuitable investments or other forms of stockbroker misconduct involving stocks, bonds, and alternative investments.Learn More ›
  • Ponzi SchemePonzi SchemesPonzi schemes commonly target those investors who are least able to withstand financial losses. We represent victims of Ponzi schemes and relentlessly pursue the perpetrators to help investors recover fraudulently taken funds.Learn More ›
  • CourtClass ActionWhen multiple people have been harmed by a large, well-capitalized, corporate defendant, a class action lawsuit becomes a useful tool that allows them to combine resources and seek redress from the seemingly invisible “they” that has caused them harm.Learn More ›
  • Oil & Gas PlantOil & Gas FraudWe represent investors who were sold unsuitable oil and gas investments, energy stocks, or master limited partnerships—cases that frequently involve claims involving suitability, misrepresentation, and overconcentration in a particular stock or asset class.Learn More ›
  • WhistleSEC Whistleblower ClaimsWe assist those who possess important information that leads to the successful prosecution of individuals and corporations who violate federal securities laws, while protecting them from retaliation against themselves and their careers.Learn More ›
  • JusticeMore Practice AreasWe also specialize in elder financial fraud, securities mediation, commercial disputes, annuity and insurance product losses, trust and estate litigation, and more. We’re also happy to refer cases we don’t handle to competent and trustworthy attorneys in our large and varied network.Learn More ›
Client Reviews
“My in-laws lost their retirement funds to a dishonest broker. Silver Law Group and Scott Silver aggressively pursued their losses until he got their money back.” - Ben M.
“I foolishly gave my money to a con artist promising me a great return on my money. Scott Silver zealously handled the matter, recovering my losses.” - Darren S.
“I almost lost a lifetime of earnings after trusting the wrong person. Silver Law Group guided me through the arbitration process and a mediation, always fully prepared and committed to my case.” - Scott T.
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