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Securities Fraud

Orlando, Florida, Securities Fraud Defense Lawyers

Securities fraud charges vary widely, and charged individuals range from stockbrokers and traders to CEOs and CFOs. At the Orlando, Florida, criminal defense law firm of Leventhal & Slaughter, LLC we have helped dozens of businesses and individuals fight and beat the charge of securities fraud.

Founding attorneys Bob Leventhal and Harrison "Butch" Slaughter have a combined four decades of experience working for federal prosecutors’ offices, including the United States Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Office. Along with firm attorney Joseph "Trey" Fisher our team’s credentials and awards include:

  • AV rating* through Martindale Hubbell
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2007 And 2008
  • Best Lawyers in America – White Collar Crime
  • Florida Trend – Legal Elite
  • Orlando Magazine, Orlando’s Best Lawyers
  • Board-certified criminal trial lawyers

We have handled hundreds of fraud cases both as prosecutors and defenders, and have successfully defended clients in a broad range of securities fraud-related charges, including:

  • Insider trading
  • Pump and dump charges
  • Manipulating stock prices
  • Issue false statements/inaccurate 10-K statements
  • Providing fraudulent financial investor advice

Did you, as a CEO or other company leader, provide inaccurate information to investors regarding the financial health of your company? Did your firm misstate revenue or expenses? Are investors angry regarding the financial advice you provided?

We can handle your case, from SEC and regulatory investigations to courtroom litigation. We have successfully used numerous defense strategies to protect clients’ rights and to help them fully avoid a conviction. Often, confusion exists regarding whether alleged fraud-related documents are even securities. Working with knowledge gained as federal prosecutors, we can identify all factors that contribute to your defense and provide full and aggressive legal representation.

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding securities violations and fraud, contact our firm for a free initial consultation. We accept credit cards, are available for evening and weekend appointments, and are conveniently located in downtown Orlando within walking distance of the federal and state courthouses. To contact us, call 407-849-6161.

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.