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

 

 

Louis F. Burke PC is a boutique law firm with attorneys 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. In addition, the attorneys at 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, e.g., 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).  

The Firm represents several lead plaintiffs in commodity market manipulation Class Action suits.  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, the founder of the Firm, currently serves as the appointed co-chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association. He also serves on Council for the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution where he is co-chair of the Arbitration Committee. Mr. Burke is an author and editor of Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry, the preeminent resource regarding the arbitration process in the securities and commodities industries. 

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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