Rich, Intelisano & Katz is an internationally recognized law firm with offices in New York and California 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, employment and trust and estate/probate 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 two of the nine largest customer arbitration awards ever rendered against Wall Street firms.
The Firm has combined experience of almost 100 years in large and complex securities, commodities and derivatives fraud cases on behalf of investors. In the last two years the firm has successfully resolved or been awarded recoveries in cases involving over $100 million in net out of pocket loss, including a $21million award against Goldman Sachs Execution and Clearing, the largest award ever rendered against Goldman.
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 managers, traders, investment bankers, portfolio managers, hedge fund managers, analysts, retail brokers, private bankers, investment advisors, institutional salespersons and top level back office personnel.
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.
TRUST AND ESTATE LITIGATION PRACTICE
Rich, Intelisano & Katz represents private fiduciaries, individual fiduciaries (executors, administrators, representatives, trustees), individual beneficiaries, charitable beneficiaries, and third-parties in will/estate, trust and conservatorship disputes. We are successful because we understand family dynamics, the estate planning process, and probate law, which allows us to vigorously cross-examine adverse witnesses while simultaneously working to create a favorable resolution for our clients by building consensus with the probate court, court-appointed counsel, and mediators.
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