By hiring Robert w. Pearce, you will have the benefit of 43 years experience gained in complex securities, commodities and investment fraud disputes on both sides of the table. He is one of the most experienced Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration attorneys winning his first investor case in 1983 after working 3 years with the SEC in NYC and moving to Florida.
He has earned a peer rating of AV Preeminent continuously since 1996 through the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, the highest available rating through that program. Mr. Pearce has been one of Thomson Reuters Florida Super Lawyers for Securities Litigation (Top 5) continuously since 2013. Read the feature article about him in the Florida 2014 Super Lawyers magazine entitled "No Excuses - How Robert Wayne Pearce Stared Down Personal Disaster".
In the last 20 years (since he started counting), Mr. Pearce has single handedly recovered over $160 million for investors. He has a nationwide U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) defense law practice to include commodities law and the defense of investigations
Attorney Pearce is one of the few attorneys who has not only single handedly beat the SEC's team of lawyers, but recovered over $500,000 attorney fees and litigation expenses that his client incurred in the defense of the government's flawed investigation and enforcement action. Federal Court Judge's have appointed him as a Receiver and published opinions about his expertise.
Attorney Pearce represents stockbrokers, commodities brokers and advisors and other investment advisors in not only SEC and CFTC court and administrative proceedings but FINRA, NFA, CME and other self-regulatory agency proceedings as well as in disputes with their employers, including but not limited to contract disputes, promissory note and forgivable loan collection matters, Form U-5 and other defamation issues.