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Adam J. Gana

Practice areas:

Securities & Investment Fraud, Litigation, Arbitration, Employment & Labor, Class Action

About Me

Adam Gana focuses on all aspects of securities arbitration, complex commercial and business litigation, employment law, insurance litigation, and appeals. A seasoned arbitration and trial lawyer, Mr. Gana’s experience includes litigation in both State and Federal Courts as well as in various alternative dispute resolution venues. He has tried more than twenty cases to verdict before the state and federal trial and appellate courts, AAA, JAMS, NFA and FINRA.


 


 


Mr. Gana was named in the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars® for three straight years,  ranked AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale - Hubbell™ (the highest honor offered), and ranked by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 40 Under 40 attorneys in the state of New York. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Securities & Investment Fraud: 35%
    10 years
  2. Arbitration: 20%
    10 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    10 years
  4. Employment & Labor: 15%
  5. Class Action: 10%
    10 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • David P Neuman

    I've worked with Adam on a number of securities matters, and I highly recommend him for securities and investment fraud cases.

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    David Neuman Securities & Investment Fraud Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher Louis Lufrano

    It is rare that you come across a standout individual like Adam Gana who possesses the knowledge, passion and integrity to thrive as an attorney. I worked for Adam Gana for almost three years, and during that time, I witnessed Adam's tenacious approach to every case- down to the final detail. It is this fearless and detail-oriented approach that sets him apart from other attorneys in his field and ensures maximum results for his clients. I highly endorse Adam as a securities and investment fraud attorney.

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    Christopher Lufrano Securities & Investment Fraud Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Gana LLP

345 Seventh Avenue
21st Floor
New York, NY, 10001

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Super Lawyers Rising StarsThompson Reuters2011
Securities Litigation - Rising StarAmerican Registry2011
Doctor Max Reich Award for Excellence in Civil AdvocacyNew York Law School2005
Public Service AwardNew York Law School2005

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerGana LLP2013 - Present
Senior Litigation CounselNapoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik, LLP2008 - 2013
Law ClerkUnited States District Court2008 - 2008
AssociateSidley & Austin2004 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2013 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Public Investors Arbitration Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Sterling v. Strategic Forecasting, Inc., 12-CV-00297$7.8 Million Class Action Settlement
Capital World Trading, LLC v. Next Up Funding, Inc. et al., 11-CV-04136.$4.5 Million Federal Court Judgment
Jacobs v. Van Zandt, et al., FINRA Case No. 12-00156$2.9 Million Arbitration Award

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
New York State Bar JournalShould Non-Attorneys Represent Parties in FINRA Arbitration2015
Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial LawBlue Skies in the Securities Industry... Except in New York2014
American Bar Association newsletterThe Inconsistent Dispute Resolution Process for Investment Advisers2013
West Law JournalBroker Dealer Licensing: Understanding the Role and Limitations of the Series 6 License2012
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)The Tax Consequences of Investment Recommendations and Communications - Do Brokers Have A Duty2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of VermontN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Public Investors Arbitration Bar AssociationHow to Arbitrate a Product Specific Suitability Case2011
Pace Law SchoolInvestor Rights Clinic & Seminar2011
Subprime Mortgage CrisisSubprime Mortgage Crisis2010