Investment Fraud Lawyers and Experienced Securities Arbitration Attorneys
We help individual and institutional investors recover losses caused by stockbroker fraud and other types of investment adviser misconduct, such as breach of fiduciary duty, conflicts of interest, unauthorized trading, churning, selling away, misrepresentations and omissions of material facts. We are experienced securities arbitration lawyers that will fight the securities industry for you and help you recover your investment losses.
Our firm has a national network of experienced and highly skilled attorneys with which we collaborate in individual and group cases, arbitrations and class actions. Our attorneys are members of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), as well as other trial lawyer associations across the country, including the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America). We offer the personal service of a small firm with the resources to handle the largest and most complex securities litigation.
Our firm employs the most knowledgeable and respected experts in the securities industry to consult on our cases, prepare account analyses and testify on behalf of our clients.
Jon C. Furgison, Esq.
Mr. Furgison is the founding member of the firm and an accomplished trial lawyer that has represented firms, individuals and institutions in a variety of investment and consumer disputes. His expertise runs deep in the securities, broker-dealer and investment adviser industries. For two decades, Mr. Furgison has successfully represented parties in securities litigation and arbitration cases.
Mr. Furgison has represented litigants in state and federal courts throughout California and across the country in a variety of business and professional liability disputes, including complex litigation and cases involving sophisticated theories of fraud, professional negligence and breach of fiduciary duty. Mr. Furgison has litigated more than 200 arbitration cases before FINRA (formerly NASD), NYSE and AAA throughout the nation involving the full range of securities products offered to the public.
Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Furgison was a senior trial attorney for a Los Angeles defense firm that defended brokerage firms, securities broker-dealers, registered investment advisers, insurance companies, insurance agents and other fiduciaries. In that position, Mr. Furgison successfully defended his clients at trial and arbitration hearings. Mr. Furgison has argued in the California Court of Appeal and obtained a publish decision on issues crucial to the securities industry. Mr. Furgison has developed a wealth of knowledge from working both sides of securities cases. Mr. Furgison now exclusively represents Plaintiffs in their claims against the securities industry.
Mr. Furgison is well respected in his industry and has received top ratings from his peers. Mr. Furgison received the AV® Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™ by Martindale-Hubbell®, for his legal ability and ethical standards. The AV® Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating by the leading organization in the legal profession. He has a perfect (10.0) rating from AVVO and has been selected as a Super Lawyer™ from 2017 through the present.
Senior Trial Attorney with Edgerton & Weaver (formerly Nash & Edgerton) - (1998-2005)
Legal extern for the Honorable Samuel L. Bufford, U.S. Central District Bankruptcy Court (1997)
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA (J. D. 1999)
University of California, Berkeley (B. A. with Honors in Economics 1996)
Scholarly Lectures and Writings:
Pro Bono/Community Service:
Manhattan Beach Education Foundation
A Chance For Children -Empowering at-risk youth
Digs 4 Kids - Increasing education opportunities for low-income families
Boys to Men Mentoring
Los Angeles Trial Lawyers' Charities
Professional Affiliations and Memberships:
State Bar of California, 1999 - Present
Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), 2006 - Present
American Bar Association–Securities Litigation Committee
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
American Association for Justice (AAJ)