|[September 09, 2013]
Howard B. Sirota Named One of the Top 100 Securities Lawyers in Florida
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. --(Business Wire)--
Roetzel is pleased to announce that Howard B. Sirota, Of Counsel
in the firm's Fort Lauderdale office, is an AV® Preeminent™ Rated lawyer
and will be included in ALM's publication, "South Florida's Top Rated
Lawyers®." He is recognized as one of the Top 100 Securities Lawyers
in Florida based on his AV® Preeminent™ rating.
Mr. Sirota received his AV® Preeminent™ rating for his work in
Securities Law. The AV® Preeminent® is a significant rating
accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him
or her at the highest level of professional excellence. The
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a
lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from
evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary.
Mr. Sirota focuses his practice on corporate and busines services, and
has extensive experience in corporate, derivative, and securities class
actions. He has represented issuers, underwriters, broker-dealers, hedge
funds and investors in a number of high-profile cases, including
successfully defending the litigation for what was then the largest
takeover of an African-American bank in the United States and
represented the first African-American Member Firm of The New York Stock
Exchange. He has defended clients in numerous SEC (News - Alert) and FINRA
investigations and proceedings.
Before entering private practice in 1980, Mr. Sirota served as an
enforcement staff attorney for the National Association of Securities
Dealers (NASD), the regulatory body for the over-the-counter market.
Mr. Sirota earned his B.A. from Brooklyn College of the City University
of New York. Prior to receiving his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, Mr.
Sirota was a junior securities analyst for both Cowen & Co. and Furman
Selz LLC. Active in the community, he is the President of the Piesker
Brotherhood Benevolent Association and a Trustee of the Philip & Sarah
Roetzel is a full-service law firm with
more than 220 attorneys in offices located throughout Ohio and Florida
and in Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C. The firm provides
comprehensive legal services to national and international corporations,
closely held and family-run businesses, institutions, organizations and
individuals. For more information, visit ralaw.com.
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