Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane is a nationwide litigation firm. The Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane 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.
Jason J. Kane is a Shareholder who practices out of the firm’s Upstate New York office. He focuses his practice on representing investors in Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrations and in federal and state lawsuits.
Jason graduated from the State University of New York at Geneseo, in 2004, with a B.A. in Economics. Thereafter, Jason attended the Syracuse University College of Law, and received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, in 2007.
While attending the Syracuse University College of Law, Jason served as a form and accuracy editor for the Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce. He also gained valuable experience as a student law clerk for Magistrate Judge George H. Lowe and was a volunteer at the United States Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of New York.
Following law school, Jason began his career working in the Legal Department of Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., one of Upstate New York’s largest employers. At Wegmans, Jason worked with the finance, real estate and human resources departments, as well as outside counsel.
In 2009, Jason has focused his practice on securities law. Since that time, Jason has represented hundreds of investors in Upstate New York and around the country in some of the highest profile securities cases originating out of Upstate New York. He has recovered millions of dollars in FINRA arbitrations and mediations while representing individuals against their former brokers and brokerage firms. He often assists his victimized clients through the regulatory investigations that result from large-scale scams perpetrated by their brokers.
A member of the Public Investors Arbitrators Bar Association (PIABA), New York State Bar Association, and Monroe County Bar Association, Jason takes great pride in his ability to lead his clients through the process of restoring their financial losses suffered through their broker’s actions.