The problem is they weren't told everything they needed to know to understand the risk. It was something the banks knew and didn't tell the cities -Joseph C. Peiffer
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New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) October 08, 2012
Prominent New Orleans based attorney Joseph C. Peiffer has recently co-authored and published a new legal book titled 'Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases, 2012 ed'. Mr. Peiffer is a highly respected figure in the legal community for his track record in the fields of commercial litigation and securities arbitration. His just released book is a single volume guide that covers the many different aspects that are associated with the legal term 'business torts'. This book is now available for sale on Amazon.com.
Attorney Joseph C. Peiffer again finds himself amidst news with the recent release of his new book 'Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases, 2012 ed'. Mr. Peiffer is considered to be one of the most proficient legal practitioners in the country in legal procedures related to securities arbitration and commercial litigation. Mr. Peiffer is a partner at the 20 year old New Orleans based law firm Fishman Haygood Phelps Walmsley Willis & Swanson, L.L.P. Mr. Peiffer's success in handling complex securities-related lawsuits has earned him national press as well as the distinction of being one of three lawyers in Louisiana to be ranked for securities litigation by Chambers USA in 2011.
Joseph C. Peiffer's record includes representing a group of retirees from Exxon in FINRA arbitration against Securities America that went on for 90 days, and resulted in a $22 million verdict. Recently, in April 2012, he was again in action, representing Reno when the city alleged charges of fraud against leading investment firm Goldman Sachs. The investment firm was Reno's banker during the completion of the downtown railroad trench in 2005. Reno claimed that Goldman Sachs' persuasion led to the city issuing $210 million in bonds that led to severe financial consequences for them. According to Joseph C. Peiffer, "The problem is they weren't told everything they needed to know to understand the risk. It was something the banks knew and didn't tell the cities."
Joseph Peiffer has been featured and quoted in several national publications including Business Week, Bloomberg, Associated Press, PBS, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and CNN. His recently published legal book 'Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases, 2012 ed' is an excellent resource that offers in-depth understanding of complex legal matters including misrepresentation, fraud, prospective business advantage, business defamation, securities fraud, civil RICO, civil conspiracy, and more. The book also provides examples of discovery, sample pleadings, and sample jury instructions.
About Joseph C. Peiffer:
Joseph C. Peiffer is a New Orleans based attorney known particularly for handling securities arbitration and commercial litigation. His new legal practice handbook 'Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases, 2012' is now available on Amazon.com.