• A law firm with a broker dealer practice typically often serves a diverse client base. Numerous entities require an attorney’s services for broker dealer formations. These include regional, national and international broker dealer firms as well as their affiliates, investment advisers, insurance companies and hedge funds. An attorney’s role in a broker dealer formation is […]

  • Publicly held companies often have conflicts and crises that demand an international investigation. Oftentimes, such organizations lean on law firms to conduct these investigations. Sometimes the expertise of an attorney or a team of attorneys is required in response to “up the ladder” style reports from whistle blowers, auditors and others. Internal investigations are also […]

  • When the SEC initiates an enforcement proceeding, the company in question should lean on the legal experience of a knowledgeable securities defense attorney. A skilled attorney is capable of defending both large corporations as well as sole proprietors in such an important scenario. Securities enforcement investigations are oftentimes egregiously complex. These challenges require the attention […]

  • Being a business owner is both rewarding and challenging. Helping and serving others leaves you feeling satisfied and eager to continue doing what you love, but having to deal with issues like taxes, bookkeeping and legalities may leave you ready to give up and become an employee in someone else’s company. Corporate compliance is one […]

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  • Nonresidents Need a Physical Office to Practice in NY

    Attorneys who are not residents of New York must maintain a physical office in the state in order to practice law here, the state Court of Appeals ruled March 31. Read more:  

  • SEC renewed its focus on financial-reporting and disclosure issues in 2014

    The number of securities class-action lawsuits alleging accounting fraud jumped 47% in 2014, even as the overall number of securities class actions was little changed, according to a new report from Cornerstone Research issued Tuesday. The increase stems partly from a similar jump in accounting-fraud enforcement cases brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission as […]

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Welcome to Martin Russo Attorney

Martin Russo is a highly successful attorney with 20 years of experience in business litigation.

His rich experience has earned him unequaled expertise in commercial disputes, regulatory defense, financial services litigations, white-collar defense, corporate compliance, and internal investigations.

Martin Russo has successfully represented many international personalities in multi-jurisdictional litigation. He is also known for his experience in counseling regulated firms and their workers in customer arbitration, disciplinary actions, and investigations and enforcement proceedings.

His aggressive approach, determination for resolving complex fact patterns, and successful management of every situation has earned him an unparalleled position in the industry.

He has also been requested to take the position of outside general counsel for small to mid-sized broker-dealers. At this position, his duty was to provide compliance counsel to help clients respond to dynamic regulatory environment.