Naples law firm Vernon Healy is listed in U.S. News and Weekly Report as one of the Best Law Firms in America for 2013. Vernon Healy, which represents individual investors and businesses in cases involving financial disputes, received first tier rankings for both Commercial Litigation and Securities/Capital Markets Law.
Chris Vernon, Esq. will address the Florida Institute of CPAs, Gulf Coast Chapter at their Meeting Seminar, which is being held at the Laurel Oak Country Club in Sarasota on Tuesday February 5, 2013. Mr. Vernon’s presentation entitled “Protecting your clients from investment fraud and incompetence,” is designed to assist CPAs in identifying potential problems in their clients’ portfolios, to identify factors in selecting a financial advisor and/or investment products and to protect clients from investment scams.
Chris Vernon, Esq. will be speaking at the Second Annual Fraud Seminar of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Southwest Florida Chapter, which is being held on Tuesday February 5, 2013 at the Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport Town Center, 9331 Interstate Commerce Drive, Fort Myers, Florida. Mr. Vernon’s presentation is titled “Investment Fraud: Uncovering Incompetence and Deceit” and will include discussions of current trends in investment litigation, due diligence in selecting a financial advisor and/or investment products, and protecting clients from investment scams.
Securities fraud attorney Chris Vernon was the featured guest on a live call-in show for NPR’s Southwest Florida affiliate. Host Valerie Edwards interviewed Vernon on “Gulf Coast Live!” about his investigation of Lehman Brothers and the plight of investors fraudulently sold Lehman 100 Percent Principal Protected Notes.
During the hour-long show, Vernon answered questions and shared his knowledge of investment fraud and provided information about the securities arbitration process. The Vernon Healy law firm, which is based in Naples, Fla., represents investors with more than $12 million in claims involving Lehman notes. Vernon Healy’s Lehman investigation has received national media attention in Forbes and AARP Magazine.
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The nationwide investor advocacy work of Naples-based law firm Vernon Healy has been recognized by Forbes magazine. Vernon Healy’s investigation of Lehman Brothers principal protected notes recently garnered attention from Forbes. “UBS told the retired couple that as a worst-case scenario their principal investment would be protected,” Chris Vernon, founder of Vernon Healy, is quoted as saying in Forbes, describing a claim filed by Vernon Healy in January.
Securities attorney Susan Healy, a founding partner in the investor advocacy law firm Vernon Healy, was named the Collier County Women’s Bar Association’s 2011 Woman Lawyer of the Year for her career representing investors harmed by Wall Street misdeeds and for her efforts to advance the position of women in general as well as in the legal profession.
Chris Vernon quoted in AARP Magazine on structured product dangers
Securities attorney Chris Vernon, founding partner of Vernon Healy Law Firm and a strong advocate for investor rights and financial industry reform, is quoted in the March 2011 edition of AARP Magazine in “TheTime Bomb in Your Nest Egg.” AARP, formerly the American Association of Retired Persons, is a non-profit group that boasts more than 40 million members. Vernon Healy represents two of the investors quoted in the AARP Magazine article that warns investors about the dangers of structured products.
Investor Advocate Attorney Chris Vernon Named Best Lawyer for Bet-the-Company Litigation in Southwest Florida
Chris Vernon, of the Naples based law firm Vernon Healy that represents clients facing financial litigation and arbitration, was named this week as Best Lawyers’ 2012 Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year for the Naples and Ft. Myers Region. Vernon has been repeatedly recognized by his peers in The Best Lawyers in America publication in the categories of commercial litigation, securities law, and Bet-the-Company litigation.
Susan Healy, president of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers, will discuss challenges facing women attorneys and the transition from law school to practice in her keynote address to the South Florida chapters of FAWL on Sunday.
Naples securities attorney Christopher T. Vernon has been recognized by his peers for inclusion in the publication "The Best Lawyers in America" for the second consecutive year.
The publication selects attorneys for inclusion based on exhaustive and rigorous peer-review surveys and confidential recommendations. The selection follows Vernon's recognition as a "Florida Super Lawyer" for four years straight.
Naples securities attorney Christopher T. Vernon has been recognized by his peers for inclusion in the publication “Super Lawyers.” Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition ...
Susan Healy Re-elected Treasurer for Women Lawyers
Susan Healy has been re-elected Treasurer of the Florida Association for Woman Lawyers (FAWL) for the 2009-10 term. Ms. Healy was originally appointed to the position in 2007. FAWL has more than 2,000 members located and 21 local chapters l...
Vernon Healy Warns SEC: New Arbitration Rule is Unconstitutional UPDATE
In comments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), Vernon • Healy opposed the adoption of proposed changes to FINRA's Arbitration Procedures, warning that they would violate the right of privacy guaranteed in Florida's ...
Vernon Healy to Florida Legislature: Safeguard our Seniors
A bill titled "Safeguard our Seniors" (SB 1372/HB 981) would have provided much-needed protection for Florida's seniors by increasing the maximum penalty to five years in prison for some criminal annuities sales practices, including ...
Vernon Appointed by Governor to 20th Cir. Judicial Nominating Commission
Chris Vernon was appointed on April 30, 2008 by Florida Governor Charlie Crist to serve a four-year term as a member of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida. The Twentieth Judicial Circuit encompasses five counti...