Angela Turiano represents brokerage firms and individual registered representatives in customer and employment arbitrations and litigation, as well as regulatory matters. Angela has worked as in-house counsel for two major securities firms, and thus understands, from an internal perspective, the highly specific needs of her clients. She is known as much for her commitment to achieving results as her composure and ability to remain calm - and to keep others calm - in even the stress situations.
Angela is a practiced trial lawyer who has appeared on behalf of corporate clients in New York federal and state courts and in arbitrations before various self-regulatory organizations. In addition to her extensive work in the securities arena, Angela has also represented individuals in both state and federal criminal prosecutions, from inception through trial. Prior to entering private practice, Angela served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, where she prosecuted and successfully brought to trial multiple felony cases including Burglary, Narcotics Sale, Robbery and Kidnapping.
Angela is also a member of Bressler's Senior and Vulnerable Investor Group. The lawyers in this group have a shared interest in providing counsel to corporate clients who confront issues affecting seniors.
Highly respected throughout the financial services industry, Angela is an active speaker in the securities community, including speaking engagements at the New York State Bar Association, the American Conference Institute, the renowned NYU Stern School of Business, all of where she has lectured on the latest trends in securities litigation. At her clients’ requests, she has also served on panels at client firm roundtables and compliance conferences, as well as participated in mock arbitrations. Angela is also helps lead the Women Advocate Section of the ABA through her position as Chief Website Editor.
Angela partners with corporate clients to provide free legal advice at the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) small business legal clinic, as well as volunteers annually as a mock arbitrator/trial judge in various law school competitions. Angela also speaks annually at the Lincoln High School Career Day in Yonkers, NY.