In today's legal world, law firms have their niche which focuses on skill sets that are unique. As an expert in your field, you recognize the importance of hiring an attorney that specializes in a specific area of the law. Your clients are important to you and, as such, you want to make sure to pair them with the right firm when you make a referral.
For securities fraud cases, Shepherd Smith Edward & Kantas (SSEK) is that firm. SSEK has been representing investors big and small in securities litigation and FINRA arbitration for over 30 years. The firm's founder, William Shepherd, was a vice president with major brokerage firms before entering the field of law.
One of the current principals, Kirk Smith also worked as a stockbroker with several major Wall Street firms before turning to represent those investors who have been harmed. The other current principal, Samuel Edwards, has an LLM in Securities Law and Financial Regulation from Georgetown Law Center and is the current President of PIABA, the preeminent investor protection Bar Association.
Our senior associates are also well seasoned, having brokerage experience prior to becoming attorneys and having worked on hundreds of investor cases. In total, SSEK has represented thousands of investors in virtually every possible forum and has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for wronged investors.
We have represented clients ranging from destitute retirees to wealthy individuals, to community banks and even large municipalities and states. SSEK Law Firm also has extensive experience representing international clients, specifically from Latin America. We have an attorney and several staff members fluent in Spanish.
Do you have a client that is an investor faced with realized or unrealized losses as a result of dealing with a financial professional? If so, SSEK is willing to work with you so that your client can receive the quality, specialized legal representation they deserve.
We have the highest regard for our referring attorneys. SSEK strives to establish a collaborative relationship with the law firms that entrust us with referrals. We will use our expertise to do all the work but will consult the referring attorney as needed in an effort to ensure the client gets the best service possible.
With SSEK, you will get knowledgeable and forthright communication and will always be kept posted. Our goal is to build a strong relationship with our referring attorneys and, of course, provide the best representation possible for the client. We typically work on a contingency basis and often advance expenses for cases when necessary.
We offer FREE consultations to review cases, so feel free to contact us. If your client prefers to work on an hourly or blended basis, we are able to accommodate.Our Core Practice Areas
At SSEK, our investment fraud attorneys work with investors who have been victims of the following acts of stockbroker fraud and brokerage firm negligence:
- Misrepresentations / Omissions
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty
- Breach of Contract
- Failure to Supervise
- GPB Capital
- Stocks, Bonds/Fixed Income
- Private Placements
- Structured CDs: Questionable At Best
Please contact us directly at (800) 259-9010 or using our online contact form so we can discuss your client's case.