Wiand Guerra King Named Jared J. Perez As Member Of The Firm

4/17/2014

Jared J. Perez Named A Member of the Firm

Wiand Guerra King is pleased to announce that Jared J. Perez was named a member of the firm. Perez joined Wiand Guerra King in March 2011 and concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation with a focus on financial services and securities matters, including securities fraud litigation, SEC and FINRA investigations, shareholder

derivative litigation, and federal equity receiverships.

Perez is currently part of the team that represents a court-appointed receiver nominated by the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Arthur Nadel $400 million Ponzi scheme.  He also represents a court-appointed receiver in two actions brought by the Federal Trade Commission against the perpetrators of fraudulent telemarketing and timeshare resale scams.  In addition to his representation of equity receivers, Perez represents a wide variety of private clients in business disputes before state and federal courts as well as various arbitration tribunals.

Perez is active with the Tampa Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Hillsborough County Bar Association.  He is a member of the 2014 class of the HCBA’s Leadership Institute, and he is the Co-Chair of the HCBA’s Securities Section, which focuses on securities litigation and regulation.

Prior to joining the firm, Perez was associated with a large, international law firm based in New York City, where he represented insurance companies, investment banks, hedge funds and prominent individuals in connection with complex commercial litigation, internal investigations and white collar matters.

A Tampa native, Perez graduated from Florida State University, cum laude, in 2002 and received his law degree in 2005 from Columbia Law School. At Columbia, Perez served as the Managing Editor of the Science & Technology Law Review. He interned with the Rackets Bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the Hon. Robert Patterson, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the Hon. Sonia Sotomayor, then of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and, presently, a member of the United States Supreme Court. Perez is admitted to practice in New York and Florida.

 

For more information or to contact Jared Perez, visit http://www.wiandlaw.com/associate-list/jared-j-perez/

 

ABOUT WIAND GUERRA KING

The law firm of Wiand Guerra King was formed in 2009 with ten lawyers. The firm has grown by 60% since then, and its current sixteen professionals regularly handle complex commercial litigation and arbitration. The firm also handles white collar and regulatory investigations and enforcement matters involving securities, trade practices, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and insurance matters. In its first year Wiand Guerra King was recognized as a Top Tier firm by U.S News & World Report’s Best Law Firms in America. The founding members, with over 100 years of collective experience, have been recognized nationally and locally as among the top lawyers in Florida and the United States.