Investment Litigation

The law firm of Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP (BKCG) represents businesses and individuals in investment-related disputes in California and nationwide. Clients can rely on our in-depth experience in these high-stakes cases. Two of our firm's partners are members of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA). In addition, the Orange County Business Journal named BKCG one of the Top 50 Law Firms in the county in 2008.

Our law firm handles a wide array of matters related to investment litigation, including, but not limited to:

  • Business or real estate investment fraud
  • Churning
  • Disputes involving broker-dealers
  • Disputes involving investment advisers
  • Failure to diversify portfolios
  • Financial elder abuse
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration
  • Misrepresentation or concealment of material facts
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Regulatory and enforcement actions
  • Securities fraud
  • Stockbroker fraud
  • Unsuitable investments

Technology And Investments

BKCG works to stay abreast of developments within investment law, particularly in regard to the role of technology. Online trading, IT and software stocks, the prevalence of intellectual property investments, Internet-based companies and other factors come into play in an increasing number of investment litigation cases.

Extensive Experience In Securities Litigation

One of BKCG's emeritus attorneys, L. Louis "Skip" Raring, is considered one of the foremost experts in litigating securities cases.

With more than 40 years of experience in the securities industry, Mr. Raring began his career as a securities trader before earning his law degree and going on to litigate more than 500 cases before the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), the Pacific Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange and the OFTC Reparations Forum. Mr. Raring has also been called as an expert witness in numerous cases.

For more than 10 years, Skip Raring, Alton Burkhalter and Josh Waldman have arbitrated and mediated a wide variety of FINRA investment cases with outstanding results.

To schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers regarding any facet of investment litigation, call BKCG at 949-975-7500 or contact our Irvine office online.