John Fedders counsels and advocates for his clients in enforcement investigations and litigation before the S.E.C., CFTC, FINRA, NFA, and federal criminal
prosecutors. Fedders Securities Law specializes in complex parallel civil and criminal
proceedings representing clients who are confronted with threats to their business careers and personal liberty. In the non-regulatory areas, the firm represents clients in private civil litigation, arbitrations and business disputes.
John Fedders is recognized for his securities and commodities litigation and enforcement expertise and counseling since the mid-1960s. He was the Director of the Division of Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission during the early years of the Reagan administration.
As Director of Enforcement, John managed our nation’s civil enforcement of the federal securities laws. He was responsible for the formulation of enforcement policy, supervision and settlement of litigation, and he represented the S.E.C. in its relations with domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies.
As an associate or partner in three world class law firms, and a senior executive of an NYSE listed company, John has addressed most of the complex legal issues facing corporations, boards of directors, securities firms, mutual funds, lawyers and accountants.