When you need to fight for your career by taking on a brokerage firm or bank because of defamatory information on a FINRA Form U-5 that they have filed, you need a team of experienced attorneys who know the industry and how to fight for expungement and monetary recovery in FINRA arbitration.
WITH US, YOU HAVE SUCH A TEAM!
Attorney and Registered Representative, Gordana Schifanelli, Esq. started her career as a successful Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch in Baltimore, Maryland. After ten years, she joined Wells Fargo Advisors and now owns and operates her own RIA. As an attorney, she has represented FA's in FINRA arbitration in Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington D. C. Gordana understands the consequences a defamatory U-5 can have on an FA's career and his or her concerns about maintaining licensure while fighting a defamation claim. Among other accomplishments, Gordana is a graduate of the Baltimore School of Law and served as an adjunct professor at the U.S. Naval Academy teaching classes in Financial Markets and Law & Economics.
Marc D. Schifanelli, Esq. is a retired U.S. Army officer and an attorney who has successfully litigated against investment firms on behalf of their former advisors wrongfully defamed on FINRA Form U5. In one notable case, his client was awarded $500,000 against Wells Fargo Advisors after they tried to ruin the client's career with false and derogatory information. Marc has represented Financial Advisors and other FINRA registered professionals nationwide, including in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. Marc is a published author and servant leader in his community as a member and president of his local board of education and in youth development programs.