Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Welcomes New Securities Litigation Partner Irwin Weltz

New York, NY – May 29, 2015 – New York based securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP (“SRFF”) announced today that Irwin Weltz has joined the Firm as a partner in the securities regulatory, business litigation and arbitration practice groups.  Mr. Weltz, who started his career in law in 1993, is an experienced litigator who has represented individuals and entities in a wide range of matters such as securities class actions, employment disputes, partnership conflicts, derivative actions, internal investigations, insider trading, professional malpractice, criminal defense, defamation, contract and fraud claims and bankruptcy proceedings.  Mr. Weltz’s core practice focuses on representing broker-dealers and registered representatives in customer, employment and industry arbitrations, and investigations and proceedings involving the SEC, FINRA and state regulatory bodies.

“We have known and worked with Irwin for nearly 10 years and his addition is a major step in the growth of our litigation practice.  I have litigated both against and with him on complex cases and having seen firsthand Irwin’s unique and dynamic approach as securities litigator I know he will be a tremendous asset to SRFF” said founding partner Michael H. Ference who heads SRFF’s litigation practice.  With the addition of Mr. Weltz, SRFF boasts a roster of approximately 50 attorneys in their New York office.

Prior to joining SRFF, Mr. Weltz was a partner at another New York City law firm for the past 7 years.  Earlier in his career, he was a partner at Brunelle & Hadjikow, P.C., and Sirota and Sirota LLP.  Mr. Weltz stated that this was an “easy move for me due to my longstanding relationship with SRFF and the firm’s top notch corporate and litigation practices.”

You can reach Irwin Weltz directly at iweltz@srf.law and (646)-885-6532

Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP

Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP is a nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm that provides experienced representation in all matters involving the securities industry. Super Lawyers consistently recognizes our attorneys as among the highest rated securities lawyers in the nation. Our attorneys specialize in advising clients on private placements, initial (IPOs) and secondary public offerings, alternative public offerings, preparation of SEC filings and listings on major capital stock exchanges such as the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange), NASDAQ and OTC markets. In addition, our litigation and arbitration attorneys are highly skilled in representing clients from routine lawsuits to complex cases before the SEC, FINRA and other tribunals. We also represent clients in a range of residential and commercial real estate and trusts and estates matters.

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