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.




This was the best of all possible outcomes and I cannot thank you and the team enough.

Michael S.


November 28, 2023
Arbitration Mandated for Former Morgan Stanley Advisors' Class Claim on Deferred Compensation

A federal judge in Manhattan has granted Morgan Stanley’s request to transfer a potential class action lawsuit to arbitration.

November 28, 2023
Wells Fargo Under SEC Scrutiny for Cash Sweep Programs

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating Wells Fargo & Company over cash sweep options provided to investment advisory clients.

November 22, 2023
FINRA Alleges $2 Million in Client Losses and $2 Million in Commissions Due to Advisor's Churning

According to a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) complaint, Stewart "Paxton" Ginn excessively traded accounts over two and a half years, resulting in $2.22 million in losses and $2.24 million in commissions for him and his firm.