Chris Kwelty focuses his practice on complex securities matters.
Chris has experience in class action litigation filed under federal securities laws, including the Investment Company Act of 1940, and was recently involved with the trials and appeals for several of those matters. Chris also has experience with ERISA excessive fee and prohibited transaction litigation. He represents clients in regulatory and enforcement proceedings before regulators, including FINRA.
Chris has represented clients in state court and federal courts, as well as arbitrations. In addition to complex securities matters, Chris also regularly represents clients in complex construction litigation matters. Chris also has experience defending class action lawsuits, including derailing a multimillion-dollar class action filed under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. He regularly handles litigation involving employment, breach of contract, fraud and shareholder disputes in closely held companies.
Prior to joining the firm, Chris was an associate at Szaferman Lakind Blumstein & Blader, PC. He also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Stephen Taylor, J.S.C., of the Essex County Superior Court.