Alan L. Rosca

Shareholder

Alan Rosca is a Shareholder in the firm’s Cleveland office. Alan focuses his legal practice on complex financial and commercial litigation and arbitration, particularly in the areas of securities and investment fraud, as well as antitrust cases. His other litigation experience includes ERISA, privacy and data collection, wage and hour cases, mass torts, and international disputes. He has prosecuted class actions on behalf of thousands of investors who suffered losses as a result of investment fraud and other securities violations.

Alan often represents individual and institutional investors who suffered losses as a result of fraud, Ponzi schemes, stockbroker misconduct, and other securities rule violations. He has prosecuted class actions on behalf of thousands of investors nationwide who lost their savings because of investment fraud or misconduct. He has co-counseled cases with attorneys across the country, from class actions to FINRA arbitrations and receivership actions.

Alan received his law degree summa cum laude from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University. While in law school, he served as a Managing Editor of the Cleveland State Law Review and won the Best Oralist award in the Jessup Moot Court competition-Pacific Region. He passed the Ohio Bar exam in the top 1%, with the highest grade in the state on the multi-state (federal law) section.  He also obtained a Master of Business Administration degree.

Alan teaches Securities Regulation at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University and is a speaker and author on attorney ethics and professionalism.  Alan has been quoted in the media on the topic of investment loss recovery from Ponzi schemes. He is currently authoring a study on the characteristics of the typical Ponzi scheme perpetrator and recovery venues available to investors.

Before becoming a lawyer, Alan worked in the securities industry and developed first-hand knowledge of the industry’s compliance and supervisory procedures. His exposure to the inner workings of the securities industry has helped him better represent investors in cases against industry members who fail in their duties to protect the investing public and abide by the securities rules and regulations.

A member of various bar associations, including the Public Investor Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), Alan is the Honorary Consul General of Romania in Ohio.

 

Publications

"The Resurgence of Ponzi Schemes: Lessons for Inadvertent Participants"
The Law Journal of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, January 2010

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Education

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Juris Doctor, summa cum laude

Baldwin Wallace University
Master of Business Administration

 

Practice Areas

Securities class actions
FINRA arbitration
Shareholder rights / derivative actions
Antitrust
ERISA
Wage and Hour Cases
International Investment Disputes