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Barry R. Lax

Barry R. Lax

LaxNeville
  • Securities Law, Business Law, Employment Law
  • New York
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Summary

Barry R. Lax, a founding partner of Lax & Neville LLP, has an extensive background in commercial, employment and securities litigation in all forums, including, state and federal courts, and arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”), National Futures Association (“NFA”), Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (“JAMS”) and the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”). Since forming Lax & Neville LLP in 2007, Mr. Lax has represented customers and broker/dealers in disputes regarding sales practice issues and product problem cases and has successful represented hedge fund investors and general partners in complicated commercial and securities litigations throughout his career. He has recovered in excess of $100 million in arbitration awards, judgments and settlements on behalf of broker/dealer customers and employees in the financial services industry, and has successfully defended and resolved numerous matters on behalf of his defense clients.

Practice Areas
  • Securities Law
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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2nd Circuit
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U.S. District Courts, Eastern, Southern & Western Districts of New York
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
LaxNeville
- Current
Owner
The Lax Law Firm
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Partner
Goldstein & DiGioia, LLP
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Associate
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
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Associate
Bernstein & Wasserman, LLP
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Staff Attorney
Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
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Education
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D. (1993)
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Emory University
B.A. (1989)
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Thomson Reuters
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Professional Associations
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Member
Current
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New York City Bar Association
Member
Current
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New York County Lawyers' Association
Member
Current
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Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA)
Member
Current
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New York State Bar # 2624229
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Terminated Employees in the Investment Banking and Financial Services Industries May Be Entitled to Recover Their Unpaid Bonuses
Speaking Engagements
Panel Member
New York City Bar Association, City Bar Center for the CLE
Panel Member
Legal Referral Service Program of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Securities Arbitration & Mediation Hot Topics
The New York City Bar
2010
Contact & Map
LaxNeville
New York Office
Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue
Suite 4640
New York, NY 10118
USA
Telephone: (212) 696-1999
Fax: (212) 566-4531