AMATO LAW FIRM, LLC 312.466.5521
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Ron Amato is an experienced securities attorney with substantial experience representing individuals and businesses in a wide variety of disputes and regulatory matters, with a focus on the financial services industry. As a former securities professional, Ron knows the securities business. His understanding of the industry brings a unique strength to the firm and its services.
Over the course of his career, Ron successfully has represented dozens of investors as an investment fraud attorney and has evaluated hundreds of securities-related cases. As well, he successfully has defended investment professionals and firms in disputes with their customers. His experience on both sides of the table gives him a unique perspective on investor-initiated securities disputes.
Ron also successfully has represented investment professionals and firms in a wide variety of employment and securities industry disputes in FINRA arbitration (in his role as a securities employment lawyer).
Additionally, Ron regularly provides trusted counsel to securities professionals involved in enforcement proceedings before regulators such as FINRA.
For more than 14 years, Ron's practice has focused on representing investors and investment professionals in arbitration and litigation. He aggressively has taken cases to final verdict/award, where necessary, but also works to resolve client matters expeditiously when possible. Ron personally handles all matters on behalf of the firm and strives to obtain results in a cost-effective manner.
Prior to attending law school, Ron held Series 7 and Series 63 registrations while working as a registered representative of a large brokerage firm. He frequently is quoted in financial publications, including Financial Advisor, On Wall Street, Registered Rep, and Dow Jones Newswire's Compliance Watch online column. In addition, he regularly speaks to groups such as the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and the Chicago Bar Association regarding securities law topics.
Ron is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association, where he has served as Chair of the Securities Law Committee. He also is a member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Compliance & Legal Society and the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA).
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