About PIABA

PIABA is an international bar association whose members represent investors in disputes with the securities industry. Currently, there are members from 44 states, Puerto Rico and Japan.

PIABA was established in 1990 as an educational and networking organization for securities arbitration attorneys who represent the public investor in securities disputes. Many PIABA members are involved in promoting the interests of the public investor in securities and commodities arbitration through Association, State and National Committee service.

Mission Statement

The mission of PIABA is to promote the interests of the public investor in securities and commodities arbitration by protecting public investors from abuses in the arbitration process, such as those associated with document production and discovery; making securities and commodities arbitration as just and fair as systematically possible; and creating a level playing field for the public investor in securities and commodities arbitration.

PIABA Board of Directors

PIABA is governed by an elected Board of Directors. The 2018 Directors and Officers are: 

President
Stoltmann Law Offices, P.C.
Chicago, Illinois
Executive Vice President/ President Elect
St. John's University School of Law
Queens, New York
Secretary
Meyer Wilson Co., LPA
Columbus, Ohio
Treasurer
Jonathan W. Evans & Associates
Studio City, California
Director
McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman
Cleveland, Ohio
Director
Shepherd, Smith, Edwards & Kantas, LLP
Houston, Texas
Director
University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law
Las Vegas, Nevada
Director
Gana LLP
New York City, New York
Director
Lambert Law Firm, LLC
Columbus, Ohio
Director
Mauriello Law Firm, APC
San Clemente, California
Director
Israels & Neuman PLC
Bellevue, Washington
Director
The Law Offices of Timothy J. O'Connor
Albany, New York
Director
Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP
Portland, Oregon
Director
Peiffer Rosca Wolf Abdullah Carr & Kane, APLC
New Orleans, Louisiana
Director
Sonn Law Group, PA
Aventura, Florida