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Stuart David Meissner

Stuart David Meissner

Meissner Associates
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal Law, Securities Law...
  • New York
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Summary

Specialized nationally recognized high profile boutique investor arbitration/ litigation/ SEC/FINRA / Whistleblower regulatory law firm. Obtained the largest accounting related SEC Whistleblower award in history of 23 Million dolllars . Select Criminal Representation in NY. Securities related representation includes nationwide securities arbitration involving large and small wall street firms on behalf of investors, as well as individual employees with employment dispute issues within the securities industry. Record FINRA win statistics. Decades of quality representation involving misrepresentation, unsuitable products, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, promissory notes, securities employment related claims, breach of contract, unsuitable advice/mismanagement relating to stock, bonds, options, structured products, churning, unauthorized trading, options, mutual funds, REITS, private placements, structured products and all other securities. Also filed claims involving over-concentration, Unauthorized trading, churning, bonus disputes, retirement advice, etc. Represent Whistleblowers in claims before the SEC, False Claims Act cases, promissory note disputes, breach of contract claims, and wrongful discharge. As a former prosecutor with over 14 years of prosecutorial experience in New York the firm aggressively represents its clients in all matters, including investor matters, as well as regulatory representation - FINRA & SEC, Wells Notices, subpoena management. Conducts internal corporate investigations and supervisory reviews required by regulatory agencies. Former Assistant DA under Robert Morgenthau and Former Asst Atty General Investor Protection Unit of the NY Atty General under Eliot Spitzer and his predecessor. Attorney Advertising. Prior results to not guarantee future outcomes.

Education
New York University School of Law
LL.M. (1998) | Corporate - Securities Law Emphasis
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Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
J.D. (1988) | Law
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Professional Experience
Managing Member - Private Practice
Meissner Associates
- Current
Senior Associate
Gusrae, Kaplan, Bruno
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Defended brokerage firms small and large in all arbitration and regulatory matters. FINRA, SEC, CFTC etc as well as customer arbitrations . Also defended various securities related clients in various criminal securities matters. Represented individual brokers with regard to assisting them in leaving firms to join a new brokerage firms and avoid restraining orders and similar issues.
Assistant Attorney General - Investor Protection / Financial Crimes Units
NY State Attorney General
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Investigated and prosecuted high profile securities and internet related matters in NY State in coordination with various State and Federal agencies. Numerous criminal, civil and Grand Jury investigations and prosecutions.
Assistant District Attorney - Trial Division
Manhattan District Attorney - New York County
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Prosecuted thousands of cases in New York County, presented hundreds of cases before New York County Grand Juries, litigated in excess of 30 trials on behalf of the State involving a variety of crimes within the Trial Division of the District Attorney's office.
Professional Associations
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Member
Current
New York State Bar # 2244655
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free Phone Consultations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    All Credit Cards accepted via Pay Pal with a service fee.
  • Contingent Fees
    On all investor arbitrations accepted, and on select employment cases
Practice Areas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Criminal Law
  • Securities Law
  • Employment Law
  • Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Additional Practice Area
  • SEC / CFTC Whistleblower Law
Languages
  • English
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Main Firm Website
Website
SEC /CFTC Whistleblower Attorney Largest Accounting Related Award in History = 24 Million Dollars
Blog
FINRA Attorney - Re ALL FINRA Related legal Issues
Blog
SEC - CFTC Whistleblower Blog
Contact & Map
NYC Location
1430 Broadway
Suite 1802
New York, NY 10018
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 764-3100
Telephone: (212) 764-3100