Hiring a FINRA Attorney

shutterstock_175483226-300x300Are you hiring the a FINRA securities attorney to help you recover investment losses? This article will help you make the right choice when selecting a FINRA attorney by outlining the most important things to look out for. Consider these five questions to ensure you are hiring the best:

  1. Is the attorney reputable?

It is imperative to hire a reputable attorney for FINRA arbitration who has the necessary educational background, training, and results-oriented experience.  To ensure you are hiring the best securities attorney, look at the attorney’s practice areas, case experience, and client reviews.

Adam Gana is the managing partner of Gana Weinstein LLP.  Mr. Gana was named in the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars® for three straight years, ranked AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale – Hubbell™ (the highest honor offered), and ranked by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 attorneys in the state of New York.

Adam Weinstein is a partner with Gana Weinstein LLP. Mr. Weinstein was named in the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars® in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and has been published in the Westlaw Journal and PIABA Law Journal.

  1. Is the attorney experienced?

Successful arbitration requires a deep understanding of FINRA’s rules and procedures and the best securities attorneys have the required experience.  FINRA arbitration claims are particularly complex, therefore, it is important to hire a lawyer who specializes in arbitration cases.  To ensure you are hiring the best attorney for your case, it is best that they work for a law firm that focuses on representing investors who have claims against brokers and brokerage firms.

Gana Weinstein LLP focuses on all aspects of securities arbitration and has successfully resolved hundreds of securities arbitrations through verdict or settlement.  Mr. Gana’s experience includes litigation in both State and Federal Courts as well as in various alternative dispute resolution venues. He has tried more than twenty cases to verdict before the state and federal trial and appellate courts, AAA, JAMS, NFA and FINRA.

Mr. Weinstein’s practice focuses on all aspects of securities and commercial litigation. He has successfully represented hundreds of investors, business owners, and companies in litigation brought through arbitration, State, and Federal courts.

  1. Does the attorney get results?

The best FINRA attorneys are those who have a proven track record of successfully obtaining financial recovery for clients.  When interviewing potential lawyers, ask about past success stories.  Our securities attorneys will gladly point to real life examples of their successful outcomes for previous clients.

The attorneys at Gana Weinstein LLP have the experience achieving the results our clients need. Take a look at a sampling of our case results here.

  1. Is the attorney honestly assessing your case?

If a lawyer is telling you everything you want to hear, run.  Our securities attorneys give honest advice to their clients.  This includes being realistic and giving you a rational and accurate assessment of your claim and legal options.

At Gana Weinstein LLP, we believe that as litigators, we have to be ready to try cases. We also believe that client satisfaction comes from our understanding the client’s goals. Through consultation and preparation, we position the case to achieve the desired result. However, we are realists. If we think the best course of action is to go to trial, we will recommend that the client go to trial. If we believe the benefits of settling the case outweigh the risks, we will recommend that the client settle the case. Ultimately, the decision belongs to the clients, but every recommendation we make has our clients’ best interests in mind.

  1. What is the firm’s legal fee?

At Gana Weinstein LLP, our consultations are free of charge and the firm is only compensated if you recover.

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