John Lewis Chalif
Practice Areas: Litigation; Federal Civil Practice; Trial Practice; Class Actions; Arbitration; Administrative Law; Contracts; Business Law; Securities; Felonies; RICO; Investments; Finance; Real Estate; Insurance; Corporate Law; Partnership Law; Employment Law; Wrongful Termination; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements; Broker-Dealer Regulation; SEC Enforcement; Securities Fraud; Criminal Law; Asset Protection; Trusts and Estates; Wills; Probate; Divorce; Collections; Civil Rights; Privacy Law; Identity Theft; Consumer Credit; Internet Law; Libel, Slander and Defamation; Buying and Selling of Businesses; Mediation; Appellate Practice; Intellectual Property.
Admitted: 1987, Florida, New York, Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Washington, D.C., Attorney & Counselor of the Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Trial Bar of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, U.S. District Court, S.F.
Law School: Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1985; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M.
Member: Palm Beach County Bar Association; Georgetown Law Center Alumni Association; Securities Industry Association Compliance & Legal Division; U.S. Federal SSECA.
Biography: Florida Bar Business Law Section-Division, D.C. Bar Litigation Section, Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (2000 - 2006), LE/NBI Faculty Member Federal Litigation, Procedure & Regulation (2000-2001, 2003-2004).
Arbitrator: American Arbitration Association (Commercial Panel), New York Stock Exchange, Chicago-B.O.E., National Association of Securities Dealers Regulation, National-F.A.
Mediator: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, American Arbitration Association (Commercial Litigation/Arbitration), Board of Arbitrators, National Association of Securities Dealers Regulation (Securities/Investments/Employment).
Member: P.B.C. Bar Assn., Georgetown Law Center Alumni Assoc., S.I.A. Compliance & Legal Division.
Former: Prosecutor/Senior Trial Attorney N.A.S.D-R, Special Counsel U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (Washington, D.C.), 1998 Bank/Broker-Dealer N.A.S.D-R Standing Committee (U.S., Washington, D.C., Virginia & Florida).
Janine Aguirre, Paralegal