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Stuart David Meissner

Stuart David Meissner

Meissner Associates
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal Law, Securities Law ...
  • New York
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Specialized nationally recognized high profile boutique Investor /Employee arbitration/ SEC/FINRA / Whistleblower regulatory law firm. Obtained the largest accounting related SEC Whistleblower award in history of 23 Million dollars . 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.

Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Securities Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Additional Practice Area
  • SEC / CFTC Whistleblower Law
  • 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
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • English
Professional Experience
Managing Member - Private Practice
Meissner Associates
- Current
Senior Associate
Gusrae, Kaplan, Bruno
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
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
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.
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 Associations
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
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New York State Bar  # 2244655
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Main Firm Website
SEC /CFTC Whistleblower Attorney Largest Accounting Related Award in History = 24 Million Dollars
FINRA Attorney - Re ALL FINRA Related legal Issues
SEC - CFTC Whistleblower Blog
Contact & Map
NYC Location
1430 Broadway
Suite 1802
New York, NY 10018
Toll-Free: (866) 764-3100
Telephone: (212) 764-3100