WSSLLP’s Philadelphia Office Wins Defense Award in FINRA Arbitration Seeking Expungement for Alleged Defamation
Apr 12, 2022

WSSLLP’s Philadelphia Office Wins Defense Award in FINRA Arbitration Seeking Expungement for Alleged Defamation

The firm’s client is a national full-service broker-dealer which was a Respondent in a FINRA arbitration where Claimant alleged causes of action for defamation, defamation per se, wrongful termination and tortious interference with business relationships. Claimant’s claims for defamation and defamation per se were based upon the disclosures on Claimant’s Form U5 when she was […] More

Apr 1, 2022

Robyn Silvermintz to co-chair Employment Practices Liability Insurance ExecuSummit

Robyn Silvermitz will co-chair the 7th Annual Employment Practices Liability Insurance ExecuSummit – Spring Session, April 5 & 6, 2022 at the Mohegan Sun Hotel & Convention Center, Uncasville, CT.  In addition to co-chairing, Robyn is moderating a panel titled, “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: A Strategy for Success”. Click here to learn more about the […] More

Badgerow – Narrowing the Courthouse Door
Apr 1, 2022

Badgerow – Narrowing the Courthouse Door

By Matthew Tracy

On March 31, 2022, in an 8-1 decision, the United States Supreme Court in Badgerow v. Walters,  __ S. Ct. __, 2022 WL 959675 (March 31, 2022) sharply curtailed litigants’ ability to confirm or vacate an arbitration award in Federal Court.  The Supreme Court held that the “look through” provisions in Section 4 of the […] More

Mar 4, 2022

Jody N. Cappello to speak at CLM Annual Conference

Jody N. Cappello will be speaking at CLM’s Annual Conference, being held at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, Palm Desert, CA on March 23-25, 2022.  Jody is speaking on panel titled, “Advantage Defense: A Survey of Expert Disclosure Requirements and Strategies for Using” on March 24, 2022 at 12:00 PM. Click here to […] More

Feb 11, 2022

WSSLLP’s Philadelphia Office Wins Complete Defense Award in FINRA Arbitration Seeking $2.8 Million in Damages

The firm’s client is a registered representative and investment advisor representative who was sued for 2.8 million dollars in a FINRA arbitration. Claimants specifically alleged that he forged and altered documents, made unsuitable investment recommendations regarding two restaurants, and that he interfered with the operation of the restaurants leading to Claimants’ alleged losses. Claimants also […] More

Feb 8, 2022

Christina M. Rieker to co-chair Women in Insurance Leadership ExecuSummit

Christina M. Rieker will co-chair the 5th Annual Women in Insurance Leadership ExecuSummit, March 8 & 9, 2022 at the Mohegan Sun Hotel & Convention Center, Uncasville, CT.  In addition to co-chairing, Christina is moderating a panel titled, “How to Create Organizations that are Truly Diverse, Inclusive and Equitable”. Click here to learn more about […] More