Russell Gallaro represents clients in an array of complex commercial litigation matters that involve securities, derivatives, fraud, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), antitrust, construction and contract disputes.

While Russell’s primary focus is in the financial services industry, where he represents securities broker-dealers, financial services companies, financial advisors and investment banks, he has also litigated disputes in a wide range of other industries, including real estate, construction, pharmaceutical, energy and marketing.

In addition to litigating in state and federal courts, Russell has extensive experience in arbitration proceedings. In particular, Russell has successfully represented financial services clients in numerous Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration hearings involving a wide range of disputes, from customer claims of unsuitability and unauthorized trading, to industry disputes involving complex investment products. Russell also regularly represents clients in FINRA regulatory and enforcement proceedings. Aside from FINRA, Russell’s arbitration experience extends to many other arbitration forums, including the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).