Vast Experience

The securities arbitration and litigation attorneys at the Baltimore, Maryland law firm of West, Edwards & Associates have more than a half-century of experience serving the financial services litigation needs of investors, broker-dealers, and stockbrokers/financial advisors. The hundreds of securities arbitration and litigation matters handled by these seasoned attorneys have involved all aspects of the financial services industry such as customers against brokers-dealers and stockbroker/financial advisors based upon a wide array of claims such as fraud, churning, negligence, or unsuitability; broker-dealers against customers relating to issues such as the recovery of margin debits or free riding; broker-dealers against other broker-dealers involving issues from the recruitment of experienced stockbrokers/financial advisors to controversies over trade executions or clearing relationships; broker-dealers against stockbrokers/financial advisors relating to repayment of promissory notes or reimbursement for errors in client accounts; stockbrokers/financial advisors against broker-dealers relating to issues such as Form U-5 defamation or withheld commission checks; and securities regulators against broker-dealers and/or stockbrokers/financial advisors involving various allegations of sales practice violations.


Having sat as industry arbitrators for the NASD, NYSE, and FINRA; having held the same securities licenses as stockbrokers/financial advisors, including the Series 7 and Series 63; and having successfully handled hundreds of securities arbitrations and litigations for individual investors, broker-dealers and stockbrokers/financial advisors the experienced securities litigation attorneys of West, Edwards & Associates are Maryland securities fraud lawyers who possess a unique ability to provide their clients superior representation by analysing each issue they face from a variety of perspectives in order to formulate the most effective strategy for each representation.