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 is proud to announce the publication  of Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry.  Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry addresses in detail how arbitration arises, the types of disputes that are covered and the main forum for hearing the disputes The National Futures Association ( NFA ). The book also covers reparation proceedings before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ( CFTC ). Of significant importance, Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry addresses the 2 year statute of limitations for claims arising under the CEA. Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry is intended for Lawyers, Accountants, Traders, institutions, other professionals and potential users of the NFA arbitration and CFTC reparation forums both domestically and in any country where customers use US based brokers. The book is available for purchase at and Juris Publishing.


Louis F. Burke was voted by his peers for inclusion in New York’s Best Lawyers® 2013, 2014, and 2015 in the field of Commercial Litigation.

Louis F. Burke PC is a boutique law firm with attorneys  specializing in securities, futures, and commodities litigation. The Firm represents clients in federal and state courts, arbitration proceedings before securities and commodities exchanges and their regulatory counterparts, e.g., the National Futures Association (“NFA”) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”).  The firm also represents clients in administrative proceedings before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The Firm has acted as counsel in over 100 arbitration hearings before the NFA, FINRA, AAA, and exchanges. The Firm’s representations include several lead plaintiffs in commodity market manipulation class actions. The Firm has been involved in commodities, futures, and securities class action cases that have resulted in settlements aggregating approximately $300,000,000.

Mr. Burke has been appointed to be co-chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association.

For over 25 years, the Firm has successfully represented investors, brokers, brokerage firms and hedge funds.


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