Michael J. Giarrusso

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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March 24, 2023
Heartland Bank & Trust Co. Agrees to $9 Million Settlement For Allegedly Aiding and Abetting a Ponzi Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has agreed to a $9 million settlement
with Heartland Bank & Trust Co. over the bank’s alleged role in aiding and abetting a $75
million Ponzi scheme.

March 23, 2023
Morgan Stanley Obtains TRO Against Pennsylvania LPL Advisor Over Inherited Accounts and Misrepresentations

A federal judge has awarded Morgan Stanley a temporary restraining order (TRO)
against a Pennsylvania-based advisor who recently departed for LPL Financial.

March 22, 2023
Sanford Bernstein & Co. and Alliance Bernstein Face FINRA Arbitration Claim Over Options Advantage Strategy

Sanford Bernstein & Co. and Alliance Bernstein (Bernstein) are facing what could be the first of several Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration claims related to its Options Advantage Strategy.