The Law Offices of Jeffrey Pederson is a firm that focuses on the representation of investors in FINRA, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, arbitration and is located in the Denver Tech Center, on the south side of the Denver Metropolitan Area. Recognized by Thomson Publishing and Reuters as one of the top securities litigation/arbitration attorneys in Colorado for 2021, 2022 and 2023, and repeatedly recognized as a top attorney in the securities field nationally. For a free consultation contact us by email or call 303-300-5022.
Disputes with licensed securities brokers are subject to binding arbitration. FINRA requires all securities firms to have such arbitration agreements in the account opening documents of the firms. The procedure of FINRA arbitration is different that procedure for state or federal courts, or even other arbitration venues. As such, an experienced attorney is needed.
Jeff Pederson began practicing law in 1998. His primary focus is suits against securities broker-dealers for securities law violations, negligence and breach of fiduciary duties. He has been arbitrating with FINRA, and its predecessor the NASD, since 2002. Prior to starting his solo practice, Mr. Pederson was with a large, AV rated firm for eight years. At this firm, he represented investors in suits concerning all areas of securities fraud and mismanagement.
Arbitration awards for FINRA are publicly available online. Investors see attorney records here. Likewise, investors can see the records of their financial advisor at FINRA’s Brokercheck.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Pederson represented over three hundred individual investors in more than 40 different states in securities related suits.
These investors’ suits include cases concerning investment suitability, such as losses in GWG, mutual fund manager fraud, investment analyst fraud, stockbroker theft, brokerage fraud, failure of broker or brokerage to conduct due diligence, and variable annuity fraud. He has also handled cases of 72-T fraud, hedge fund fraud, churning, unauthorized trading of investments, unauthorized use of margin, undisclosed broker conflict of interests and compensation, stockbroker mismanagement of retirement savings, and other investment fraud and mismanagement.
The suits have been against some of the largest securities brokerage firms in the world. Mr. Pederson has also represented victims of Ponzi scams including victims of Bernard Madoff.
In all, Mr. Pederson has helped his clients recover in excess of $50 million in judgments and settlements over the course of his career for his investment and non-investment clients.
Jeff Pederson has been interviewed and quoted by NBC News, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Advisor Magazine, and Kiplinger.
Cases against stockbrokers, financial advisors and brokerage firms are generally required to be pursued through FINRA arbitration. FINRA arbitration can offer investors a relatively quick and inexpensive resolution to investment disputes. Jeffrey Pederson has successfully represented hundreds of investors in the FINRA arbitration process.
A successful lawyer handling FINRA arbitration cases in Colorado need to have a strong understanding of not only Colorado law but also a firm grasp on FINRA procedure. FINRA is a unique forum, with unique rules. Likewise, Colorado laws and in particular the Colorado Securities Act control much of the substantive rulings of a Colorado arbitration panel.
FINRA is not the only forum Jeffrey Pederson utilized. Jeff Pederson represented investors in arbitration forums such as the NYSE, NASD, AAA, JAG, and JAMS.
Jeffrey Pederson represents clients nationwide in FINRA arbitrations but also helps Colorado investors from his offices in Greenwood Village. For office directions, use this link to Google Maps.
Areas of Colorado previously serviced include individuals in Aspen, Aurora, Arvada, Avon, Boulder, Breckenridge and the rest of Summit County, Carbondale, Centennial, Denver, Littleton, Eagle, Englewood, Cherry Hills Village, and Colorado Springs. We also serve Cortez, Durango, Ft. Collins, Grand Junction, Greeley, Greenwood Village, Gunnison, Littleton, Castle Rock, Monument, Pueblo, Steamboat Springs, and Vail.