Securities and Derivative Lawsuits

Nelson & Fraenkel’s attorneys have a wealth of experience in securities and shareholder derivative litigation. Our current cases reflect this commitment to pursuing complex derivative cases.

Nelson & Fraenkel has successfully represented many institutional investors, including pension funds, and other private investment vehicles in the United States. We also advocate the rights of individual investors, both high-net- worth and those of lesser means, and have obtained outstanding settlements for the classes they represent in many high-profile cases.

Shareholders rely on integrity and transparency in the boardroom. When corporate misconduct occurs, they can rely on Nelson & Fraenkel. Our experience as corporate governance reformers and seasoned litigators allow us to vindicate shareholder rights.

Nelson & Fraenkel represents investors around the world in securities arbitration covering a wide range of disputes. Securities arbitration is how most disputes between customers and financial institutions are resolved. Securities arbitrations are highly specialized proceedings that often last several days or weeks. Areas of securities arbitration include:

  • Unsuitability
  • Improper Asset Allocation
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Churning
  • Over-Concentration
  • Lack of Supervision
  • Unauthorized Trading
  • Mutual Fund Fraud
  • Margin Trading
  • Misrepresentations & Omissions
  • Private Placements

No Fees unless there is recovery Nelson & Fraenkel often litigates securities fraud cases on a contingent fee basis, so plaintiffs and the class do not pay any fees or costs unless there is a recovery. We invite you to learn more about our Securities group. Nelson & Fraenkel welcomes referrals from other law firms and attorneys. If you have information about a fraud affecting institutional, individual or governmental investors, or to schedule a confidential discussion about a potential case, please contact one of our securities group leaders, Gretchen Nelson or Gabriel Barenfeld. We will evaluate potential securities fraud cases without charge.