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Kevin Galbraith

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The Law Office of Kevin Galbraith

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New York Attorney with 15 Years Experience

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New York

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Biography

Prior to founding his firm, Mr. Galbraith practiced at a prominent securities arbitration and litigation boutique firm. There, he worked on cutting-edge cases representing both individual investors in arbitrations against their brokerage firms as well as large classes of investors who were harmed by corporate misconduct such as the London Whale trading fiasco at JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup’s subprime CDO fraud.


He won both the first and the largest arbitration awards against UBS Financial Services concerning their fraudulent marketing of so-called “100% Principal Protection Notes” issued by Lehman Brothers. He also helped secure two multi-million-dollar settlements on behalf of victims of notorious Ponzi schemers and sizeable awards on behalf of investors suffering losses due to unsuitable recommendations, failure to supervise and account churning.


Earlier in his career, Mr. Galbraith was associated with two prominent national and international law firms in New York. At Cooley (formerly Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman), his practice centered on white-collar criminal and defense, civil litigation and advising clients on how to navigate criminal and regulatory inquiries concerning their business practices. At DLA Piper, Mr. Galbraith maintained his practice in these same areas. He also defended corporations that were the subject of federal securities class actions.


 

Practice Areas

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New York Admitted 2003

1 Course by Kevin Galbraith

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Speaking Engagements

  • Securities Arbitration: Dispute Resolution through FINRA at www.lawline.com
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    Lawline

    FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) provides the exclusive forum for the arbitration of disputes that arise between a customer and his or her securities brokerage firm. Such disputes are the subject of mandatory arbitration provisions that exist in nearly all brokerage account-opening agreements. By providing a detailed explanation of the FINRA arbitration process and its central components, attorneys Kevin Galbraith and Michael Giarrusso offer viewers professional insight and perspective on a range of issues, including vetting a potential case, preparing and filing a Statement of Claim, and shepherding that claim through the discovery process and to a merits hearing or a negotiated settlement.

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Professional Memberships

  • International Network of Boutique & Independent Law Firms (Member)

    Since 2015

  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (Member)

    Since 2013

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law

    JD (2002)

  • Connecticut College

    BA (1992)

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(212) 203-1249

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