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Lou Spadafora is a founding partner of Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP. He manages the firm's litigation group and divides his time between our offices in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. His practice focuses on the defense of professionals and fiduciaries, with a particular emphasis on the representation of the financial services industry, including the representation of broker-dealers, registered representatives, and investment advisors. He also lectures extensively on issues affecting the financial services industry and professionals, including fiduciaries, attorneys, accountants and design professionals, and has also been quoted in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Business Insurance. Mr. Spadafora is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Financial Services Institute (FSI), the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). Mr. Spadafora serves on the FSI Arbitration Task Force, the FSI Compliance Counsel, the DRI Professional Liability Committee and Financial Advisors Substantive Law Group Chair, the CLM Professional Liability Committee, the PLUS Eastern Regional Steering Committee, and the PLUS Journal Editorial Board.
Mr. Spadafora is a 1985 graduate of Fordham University, where he received his B.A. He received his J.D. in 1988 from St. John's University School of Law, where he was a member of the St. John's Journal of Legal Commentary.
Mr. Spadafora is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut State Courts. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States Tax Court, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York, and the United States District Courts for the Districts of New Jersey, Connecticut and Colorado.
Mr. Spadafora was named by Super Lawyers® as a Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in the New York Metro area and Stamford, CT.