Defense of Financial Services Litigation | FINRA Arbitration

National Defense for Financial Services Industry Clients

The insurance and fixed annuity industry has evolved dramatically in the past few decades, and professionals at every level of the business, from brokers up, now have responsibilities and exposure to litigation that increasingly mirrors the financial industry. With a complex and ever changing set of regulations and legal standards, the guidance of an experienced attorney in litigation or arbitration can be invaluable.

At the Atlanta, Georgia, law office of Stokes Carmichael & Ernst LLP, we are highly experienced lawyers who understand the needs of complex financial institutions such as insurance companies and the professionals who may find themselves exposed to disputes and litigation. We provide Real World Legal Solutions® to brokers and insurance professionals throughout the country. We are proud to have partners consistently recognized as one of “Georgia's Legal Elite: The State's Most Effective Lawyers” by Georgia Trend Magazine and as a “Super Lawyer®” by Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine and Atlanta Magazine.

High Quality Legal Service That Understands Your Business

When you are involved in a legal dispute as a financial or insurance professional, you need attorneys on your side that understand your business. For over 45 years, our team of professionals has been representing professionals in highly complex litigation for specialized marketplaces.

We have proven experience and a nationwide footprint in financial services industry litigation, and are at the legal forefront of defense of issues that include accusations of:

  • Misrepresentation
  • Insurance fraud
  • Elder abuse
  • Suitability
  • Negligence
  • Errors and omissions (E&O)
  • Breach of fiduciary duty

If you are an insurance broker accused of misrepresentation or fraud, our office provides knowledgeable and dependable defense. We are proud to be recognized by professional and independent organizations for the quality of service we provide and our record of success.

Nationwide Securities Arbitration Defense

At Stokes Carmichael & Ernst LLP, our lawyers have extensive experience representing clients in securities arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). We have worked with numerous financial entities, organizations and professionals across the country and been recognized by industry and independent organizations for the quality of our service. We are proud to have our securities arbitration defense partners consistently recognized as one of “Georgia's Legal Elite: The State's Most Effective Lawyers” by Georgia Trend Magazine and as a “Super Lawyer®” by Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine and Atlanta Magazine.

Arbitration of broker-dealer/customer disputes is common and a desirable alternative to costly, high-profile litigation. The value of an experienced legal professional cannot be overstated in these proceedings. Our FINRA arbitration attorneys offer extensive experience in FINRA hearings and a complex, sophisticated knowledge of securities law. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, our lawyers understand the complex issues involved in these cases and employ proven strategies backed by a record of successful practice.

Consult With Trusted Professionals

Securities law is highly complex and demands the attention of a firm with established resources and a proven record. Call 404-352-1465 extension 441 to schedule an initial consultation with our firm, and let us put over 45 years of legal experience (including 25 years of successful financial services defense experience) behind you. You can also reach us online to set up an appointment or to request more information.

Areas Served

From our office in Atlanta, Georgia, Stokes Carmichael & Ernst LLP provides quality legal representation to business clients throughout the State of Georgia, the Southeastern United States, and the Country. Let SCE put The Power of Legal Knowledge® to work for you.

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