Joseph C. Peiffer
Joe is the managing member of Peiffer Rosca Wolf Abdullah Carr & Kane, APLC. His practices consist of representing individuals who have been harmed by financial institutions and insurance companies. He has co-authored a treatise Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases, which is published by Thompson West.
Joe has also taught and lectured extensively. He 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 and Syracuse Law School on securities arbitration. He has spoken at many national conventions on a variety of topics.
Joe was one of three Louisiana lawyers ranked by Chambers USA for securities litigation in 2011. He has been named a 2013 Rising Star by his peers in the Class Action Administration organization. He has been quoted by Reuters, 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. He was named as one of the fifty Leaders in Law by New Orleans City Business Magazine. In 2014, Joe has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Commercial Litigation. Joe has a 10.0 AVVO rating and was selected as a Louisiana Super Lawyer.
He has also successfully risen into the leadership of several national bar associations. He twice served as the chairman of the Business Torts Section of the American Association for Justice. He is currently President of PIABA – a nationwide bar association of lawyers that represent individuals and institutions in arbitrations to recover money lost by investment banks and brokerage firms.
Joe graduated from Tulane School of Law, cum laude, in 1999. While at Tulane, he served on the Tulane Law Review and was involved with the Tulane Legal Assistance Program. Prior to attending Tulane, he graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1996 with a major in communications. While at Bowling Green, he worked as the General Manager of the campus radio station and City Editor of the daily newspaper.
Jason J. Kane
Jason J. Kane is a securities attorney practicing out of the firm’s Upstate New York office. He has extensive experience representing investors in Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) arbitrations and New York State Courts. Jason has strong ties to the Upstate New York region having been born and raised in Syracuse, New York. In 2007, after passing the New York State bar exam, Jason moved to Rochester, New York to begin his legal career.
Jason graduated from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 2004 having earned his 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 served as a volunteer at the United States Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of New York where he assisted the Assistant United States Attorneys prosecute their cases.
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 the outside attorneys who provided legal services to Wegmans.
In 2009, Jason left Wegmans to become a securities attorney. 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 arbitration and mediation while representing individuals against their former brokers and brokerage firms. He often assists his victimized clients through the regulatory investigations that result from the large scale scams perpetrated by their unscrupulous brokers.
Jason takes great pride in his ability to lead his clients through the process of restoring their financial losses suffered through their broker’s fraud or negligence.
Western District of New York
Jason’s direct contact information:
T: (585) 310-5140
F: (504) 523-2464