Peiffer Rosca Wolf Abdullah Carr & Kane LLP (“Peiffer Rosca”) is a nationwide litigation firm. The Peiffer Rosca attorneys have represented hundreds of investors who lost money in fraudulent investment schemes across the country. The firm has the size, expertise, resources, and manpower to prosecute complex cases against leading financial institutions nationwide.
We attribute our Firm’s success to the high caliber, sophistication, and professionalism of our lawyers. Our lawyers are accomplished securities attorneys and are widely respected for their legal work.
Joe Peiffer has represented hundreds of individual retirees against their investment advisors in FINRA arbitration, including 32 Exxon retirees in a 90-day FINRA arbitration against Securities America that resulted in a $22 million verdict — one of the largest ever awarded by a FINRA arbitration panel.
He has been quoted by USA Today, Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, New York Times, New York Daily News, the Los Angeles Times, Business Week, Investment News, and many other publications. Mr. Peiffer has also appeared on CNN.
Joe has also taught and lectured extensively. He co-authored a book on Litigating Business Torts for West, a Thomson Reuters Business, and co-created and taught a class entitled Storytelling and Advocacy at Loyola Law School. Also, at Loyola Law School, he has taught a course entitled “The Basics of Arbitration” and he also serves as an adjunct professor teaching Trial Advocacy. He has guest lectured at Tulane Law School in its Securities Regulations class and Syracuse Law School on securities arbitration. He has spoken at many national conventions on a variety of topics including prosecuting large, multi-client claims, broker’s deficient advice to retire and FINRA arbitration. He is licensed to practice law in Louisiana.
Alan Rosca is a securities lawyer who also teaches securities regulation. Alan primarily represents individual and institutional investors who suffered losses as a result of fraud, Ponzi schemes, stockbroker misconduct, and other securities rule violations. He has participated to numerous FINRA arbitrations as well as to class actions and other litigation proceedings, and has co-counseled cases on behalf of over 600 investors nationwide.
Alan received his Juris Doctor degree summa cum laude from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University. While in law school, he served as a Managing Editor of the Cleveland State Law Review, received the Dean’s (full) scholarship for the entire Juris Doctor program, was on the Dean’s List, and won the “Best Oralist” award in the Jessup Moot Court competition, Pacific Region. He passed the Ohio Bar exam in top 1%, with the highest grade in the state to the multi-state (federal law) section. He is licensed to practice law in Ohio, Fourth Circuit, Northern District of Ohio, Northern District of Texas, and Eastern District of Virginia. He is a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, a nationwide association of securities lawyers dedicated to representing investors in securities-related disputes. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Baldwin Wallace University, Ohio.
Before becoming a lawyer, Alan worked in the securities industry and developed first-hand knowledge of the industry’s compliance and supervisory procedures and the practical ways in which they are enforced. His former career and exposure to the inner workings of the securities industry has helped him better represent investors as an attorney-at-law in cases against industry members that fail in their duties to protect the investing public and abide by the securities rules and regulations.