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Nicholas J. Guiliano

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Nicholas J. Guiliano has extensive experience in the litigation of investor claims and securities related matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or FINRA, and state and federal court, individually and as class actions, including before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. 


He has represented more than 1,000 public customers from approximately 38 different states, and several foreign countries in connection with claims against brokerage firms, stockbrokers, or investment professionals for fraud in connection with the sale of securities, the sale of defective securities, the sale unregistered securities, the provision of negligent investment advice, breach of fiduciary duty fraud, conversion, stockbroker theft, the failure to supervise, and other forms of stockbroker misconduct.


Mr. Guiliano has been featured in numerous publications including Forbes Magazine, Smart Money Magazine, Cranes Business Daily, Investors Business Daily, and the Wall Street Journal,  has appeared as a guest on CNBC, as well as various talk radio stations throughout the country.  Mr. Guiliano has lectured on the topic of securities arbitration at several law schools, at national securities law and arbitration conferences, and before various civic and political organizations.


Mr. Guiliano is from Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  He attended the Admiral Farragut Naval Academy and is a graduate of the Peddie School.  Mr. Guiliano is an honors graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans, where he studied economics and finance. Following his graduation from Tulane, Mr. Guiliano was a securities analyst and investment strategist at a New York Stock Exchange member firm, and later became Director of Investment Research at a large regional securities firm.  Mr. Guiliano studied international law and legal analysis at Harvard University, and is a graduate, also with honors, from the Temple University School of Law. 


Mr. Guiliano was the first place winner of the I. Herman Stern Moot Court Competition, 

the winner of  "Best Brief" in the National Corporate Law Moot Court Competition, and a National Moot Court competition quarter finalist. He is the author of “The Sudden and Accidental Exception to the Pollution Exclusion Solution,” 13 TEMP. ENVTL. L. & TECH. J. 401, and the winner of the Reuben E. Cohen Award for Highest Academic Achievement in Zoning and Land Use Planning Law, and the Temple Alumni/ae Moot Court Award. Mr. Guiliano served in a Clinical Federal Judicial Clerkship to the Hon. Clarence C. Newcomer, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. 


Prior to founding the Guiliano Law Firm, P.C. Mr. Guiliano was associated with the Philadelphia law firms of Berger and Montague, P.C. and Barrack Rodos & Bacine, where he practiced securities class litigation, antitrust class litigation and other complex litigation.  



Mr. Guiliano is also a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association.


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 33%
    19 years
  2. Securities & Investment Fraud: 33%
    19 years
  3. Arbitration: 33%
    19 years
  4. Consumer Protection: 1%
    19 years



Contingent (33%)

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Contact info

230 S Broad Street
Suite 601
Philadelphia, PA, 19102-4107


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Alumni Moot Court AwardTemple University Law School1995
Ruben E. Cohen Award for Land Use PlanningTemple University Law School1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateBerger & Montague1997 - 1999
AssociateBarrack, Rodos & Bacine1994 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Public Investor Arbitration Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Justinian Society of LawyersMember1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Multi-Financial Securities Corp. v. Brown, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26527, ACTION NO. 02-3828 (E.D. Pa)N/A
Ross H. Mandell v. Nicholas Spencer Reeve, et al., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114804, Action No. 10-cv-6530 (RJS)(S.D.N.Y)2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114804
Mandell v. Reeve, Action No. 11-5238 (2d Cir. 2011)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
PIABA Annual MeetingWhat I Discovered In Discovery2012
TEMP. ENVTL. L. & TECH. J.The Sudden and Accidental Exception to the Pollution Exclusion Solution1994
Smart Money MagazineIs your Broker a Crook?N/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolEconomicsN/AN/A
Tulane University Law SchoolFinanceN/AN/A
Harvard UniversityInternational LawN/AN/A
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association Annual MeetingWhat I Discovered In DiscoveryN/A
CNBC Business CenterTricks of the TradeN/A