Rich, Intelisano & Katz is an internationally recognized law firm that focuses on complex, highly sophisticated litigation and arbitration, and related advisory and transactional services. The firm's partners have extensive trial experience in securities, commercial, construction, real estate and employment disputes. Our talented and dedicated lawyers provide creative, client-focused representation and advice.

Securities, Financial Fraud and Employment Practice

Rich, Intelisano & Katz represents retail and institutional investors worldwide in securities arbitration and litigation against financial firms. Our clients have included ultra high net worth and high net worth individuals, family offices, hedge funds, funds of funds, endowments, non-profits and other institutions in claims against brokerage firms, investment and private banks, investment advisors, hedge funds and other financial companies.

Partners John Rich and Ross Intelisano have won three of the most substantial customer arbitration awards ever rendered against Wall Street firms, including a June 2016 $10 million FINRA award against C.L. King, a $21 million FINRA award against Goldman Sachs (the largest award ever rendered against Goldman), confirmed by the 2nd Circuit in 2012, and a $43 million NFA award against Refco (collected pre-bankruptcy).  The Firm has combined experience of almost 100 years in large and complex securities, commodities and derivatives fraud cases and has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for investors over the years.

The Firm represents high level employees in the financial services industry in disputes with firms and in investigations by self regulatory organizations. We have represented senior executives, traders, financial advisors, investment bankers, portfolio managers, hedge fund managers, private equity partners, analysts, private bankers, investment advisors, institutional salespersons and top level back office personnel.  We help many high-end financial advisers and private wealth advisors transition from one firm to another.

Commercial, Construction and Real Estate Law Practice

Rich, Intelisano & Katz’s attorneys have earned a strong reputation for delivering high-quality comprehensive commercial, construction and real estate litigation and advisory services to many of New York’s best known companies, including real estate owners and developers, construction and design professionals, financial and insurance institutions, government agencies, private companies and publicly held corporations.

Our attorneys have a broad knowledge of and experience in the New York business, construction and real estate communities, and regularly litigate in federal and state courts, as well as in a range of alternative dispute resolution forums. We provide many of our clients with both transactional counseling and representation in litigation as the need arises.

We have built an outstanding record of success in all our areas of practice, achieving positive results for our clients and in the process winning many precedent-setting cases. Our attorneys have also been recognized with the highest ratings from Martindale Hubbell, as well as repeated selection in the New York Metro Area by Super Lawyers.

We are proud that our hard work and ability to obtain successful outcomes, along with our policy of frequent and informal communication, have led to such a loyal client base, and resulted in many long-term and rewarding relationships with our clients.

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