New York Securities & Commodity Lawyers

Serving investors and traders who have suffered losses in:

    • Foreign exchange trading (Forex)
    • Commodity futures and options
    • Equity securities
    • Energy and credit derivatives
    • Asset-backed securities
    • Collateralized mortgage obligations
    • Complex structured financial products
    • Cryptocurrencies

 

 

Louis F. Burke PC is a boutique law firm specializing in complex securities, commodities, futures and structured products litigation. For over 25 years, the Firm has successfully represented investors, brokers, brokerage firms, and hedge funds in federal and state courts. Louis F. Burke PC are experts in alternate dispute resolution. The Firm has served as counsel in over 150 arbitration proceedings before securities and commodities exchanges and their regulatory counterparts including the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the National Futures Association (NFA). The Firm represents clients in administrative proceedings before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  

Over the past 20 years, the Firm has represented several lead plaintiffs in commodity market manipulation Class Action suits.  In  January 2021, the Firm became of Counsel to the international class action law firm of Scott + Scott Attorneys at Law LLP and has increased its visibility in the class action business.

The Firm has developed a reputation for achieving successful out-of-court resolution of disputes and has been involved in commodities, futures and securities Class Action cases that have resulted in settlements exceeding $300,000,000.

The Firm’s success is based on the fundamental belief that the clients deserve the expertise and attention of highly experienced and motivated lawyers.  For this reason, the Firm brings senior talent to every matter and executes strategies based on decades of experience in the industry.

Louis Burke has served as co chair of the Securities Litigation Committee, Class Action and Derivative Suits Committee and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association.  Mr. Burke is a former exchange member and futures floor trader. He is an author and editor of Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry, the preeminent resource regarding the arbitration process in the futures industry. 

Louis F. Burke has been named a Super Lawyer® in the field of Securities Litigation since 2013.

Louis F. Burke consistently has been voted by his peers for inclusion in New York’s Best Lawyers® in the field of Commercial Litigation since 2013.

Leading industry expert, Gary DeWaal, recommends Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry in “Bridging the Week,” the premier futures industry newsletter.

 



Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry
describes the dispute resolution process in the futures industry before the National Futures Association (NFA), which is the main forum for the hearing of disputes. The book also covers in detail reparation proceedings before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as well as the 2-year statute of limitations regarding claims arising under the Commodities Exchange Act. Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry is intended for lawyers, accountants, traders, institutions, and any other potential user of the NFA arbitration process or the CFTC reparation forum, both domestically and in any country where customers use United States-based brokers.  The book is available for purchase at Amazon.com and Juris Publishing.


 

 

 

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