Michael J. Giarrusso


Michael J. Giarrusso is a seasoned financial services attorney.

Located in Jersey City, New Jersey, Mr. Giarrusso has extensive experience in securities litigation, arbitration and securities employment and regulatory matters.  Mr. Giarrusso has worked for several well-regarded litigation law firms in the greater New York area.  

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Giarrusso was employed in the securities industry where he gained extensive experience in the areas of securities based lending, complex financial products and risk mitigation strategies.   

Mr. Giarrusso has an A.B. in History from Princeton University and a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law. 

He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

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I am grateful to have found an outstanding law firm that specializes in securities matters. My lawyers were extremely knowledgeable, diligent, and are skilled litigators. No stone was left upturned. As a result of their experience and tenacity, the arbitration proceeding was dismissed in my favor.

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