Nicholas J. Guiliano

Nicholas J. Guiliano has has more than three decades of experience representing investors in securities related claims, and over that period of time, has represented more than 1,000 customers in claims against securities broker-dealers, or brokerage firms predominately in arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) Dispute Resolution, Inc., The National Association of Securities Dealers (“NASD”) Dispute Resolution, and the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) Department of Arbitration.

Mr. Guiliano has represented various investors from almost every state in America, and from several foreign countries, in claims against brokerage firms, stockbrokers, financial advisors and other investment professionals for wrongful conduct, including fraud, the sale of unregistered securities, churning, unauthorized trading, breach of fiduciary duty and self-dealing, unsuitable investment recommendations, the failure to conduct due diligence, stockbroker theft, and the failure to supervise, and also has substantial experience in the litigation of claims relating the sale of defective investment products, such as alternative investments, structured products, non-traditional Exchange Traded Funds, Hedge Funds, High Yield Bond Funds, Ponzi Schemes, and Real Estate Investment Trusts.

Mr. Guiliano attended the Admiral Farragut Naval Academy, is a graduate of the Peddie School, and has a degree in Economics, with honors, from Tulane University.  Mr. Guiliano studied Public International Law at the Harvard Law School, and is a graduate of the Temple University Beasley School of Law, also with honors, where he was an executive member, and competed nationally, on behalf of the school’s winning Moot Court Honor Society.  He was the first place winner in the I. Herman Stern Moot Court Competition, and was a Quarter Finalist in the National Moot Court competition. Mr. Guiliano also won “Best Brief” in the United States National Corporate Law Moot Court Competition in Delaware, and is also the author of “The Sudden and Accidental Exception to the Pollution Exclusion Solution,” 13 Temple Environmental Law & Technology Journal 401.

Prior to founding The Guiliano Law Group in 1997, Mr. Guiliano was associated with the law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C. where his practice was primarily focused on the litigation of higer profile securities class actions across the country, and the law firm of Barrack Rodos & Bacine, where he also obtained substantial experience in connection with the litigation of securities class actions, antitrust class actions, and other complex litigation.

Mr. Guiliano is a member of the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (“PIABA”), where he also serves on the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association Foundation Committe.  Mr. Guiliano has been a frequent speaker or presenter at national securities law and arbitration law seminars on a variety of law related topics and developments, and has been a frequent guest lecturer at various law schools on the topic of securities arbitration and enforcement.

Mr. Guiliano is also a contributor, or has appeared in Forbes Magazine, CNN, CNBC, and National Public Radio, and is frequently quoted in the national and local media as a leading authority on investment fraud and securities law.

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