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Brian J. Palmeri is a partner with Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP. His practice focuses on the defense of professionals and fiduciaries, with emphasis on the representation of the financial services industry, including the representation of broker-dealers, registered representatives, investment advisors, and insurance brokers in state and federal courts as well as in arbitration and regulatory proceedings. In addition, Mr. Palmeri advises clients on employment issues and securities industry agreements. Mr. Palmeri also has extensive experience defending complex litigation matters involving accountants, attorneys, and design professionals.
Mr. Palmeri is a graduate of Union College, where he earned his B.A. in political science and history. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he served as an executive editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review. He also received his MBA from the Quinnipiac University School of Business.
Mr. Palmeri is admitted to practice law in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts as well as the United States District Courts for the District of Connecticut, District of Massachusetts, Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Fairfield County Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers' Association, the Financial Services Institute (FSI), the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). New England Super Lawyers Magazine named Mr. Palmeri as a "Rising Star" in the category of securities litigation.