Meredith Jowers Lees, Partner
Meredith Jowers Lees focuses her practice on commercial litigation, with extensive experience in securities and financial litigation. She has represented broker-dealers, including clearing brokers, in state and federal court and in FINRA arbitration in a wide variety of disputes including customer claims, employment disputes, member-to-member claims, fraud claims, suitability claims, churning claims, and trust-related claims.
Robert Moreiro, Partner
Robert has close to 20 years of considerable experience in financial services, advising registered investment advisers and broker-dealers regarding regulatory and compliance issues. With a deep understanding of the federal securities laws, Robert provides registered investment advisers, broker-dealers, and other financial institutions comprehensive and diverse services relating to all aspects of the federal securities laws, FINRA rules, and BSA/AML and OFAC regulations. He has represented registered investment advisers, broker-dealers, and individuals being examined, investigated, and prosecuted by the SEC, FINRA, other self-regulatory organizations and state regulators. He has assisted several clients in establishing SEC and state registered investment advisers including drafting and filing all of the required documentation including creating the compliance program plus all applicable policies and procedures.
Stephen J. Huschka, Associate
Kessler Collins, P.C.
Stephen is an associate at Kessler Collins, P.C. where he represents clients in complex disputes, trials, and arbitrations. His practice primarily focuses on resolving shareholder, intellectual property, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract disputes. In this role, Stephen has successfully represented companies, officers, directors, accountants, broker-dealers, and other professionals in venues scattered throughout the country. He also represents individuals and companies under investigation by governmental and non-governmental agencies. In his practice, Stephen has consistently received recognition from his colleagues and opponents alike—being named a Rising Star for business litigation by Super Lawyers from 2019 through 2021.