Securities Arbitration Practice Group Head
Based out of our Naples, Florida office, Kristian P. Kraszewski, a LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated attorney, heads Kyros Law’s Securities Arbitration Practice Group. Mr. Kraszewski has represented hundreds of investors, retirees, and pension funds in securities and investment related disputes in Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrations, and in state and federal court. Mr. Kraszewski has assisted clients recover investment losses in cases involving churning, selling away, suitability, structured products, variable annuities, inverse ETF’s, TIC’s, REITs, improper asset allocation, overconcentration, private placements, leveraged hedge funds, reverse convertibles, preferred stocks, high-yield bond funds, derivatives, commodities, futures, church bonds, Ponzi schemes, CMO’s, CDO’s, and inverse floaters.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. Kraszewski worked in the financial market for eight years, holding multiple securities licenses. During his practice in the financial sector, Mr. Kraszewski invested for retail clients, and traded coffee, sugar, and cocoa futures and options for clients as a member of the New York Board of Trade. He also traded gold and silver futures and options on behalf of hedge fund and institutional clients.
While receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at Siena College, Mr. Kraszewski was the captain and most valuable player on the men’s Division I soccer team. After graduating with honors, he attended the University of Miami School of Law, where he graduated with honors in May 2007.
Mr. Kraszewski has received multiple honors and awards from his peers in the legal field, including recognition as a Florida SuperLawyer Rising Star for securities litigation; an Up and Comer among Florida’s Legal Elite; and acknowledgement from the American Registry as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals and an Outstanding Florida attorney.
Mr. Kraszewski is admitted to practice in the Northern District of Florida’s District Court, as well as the Northern District of Florida’s Bankruptcy Court. He is an active member of PIABA, the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association.