Experienced Legal representation for disputes against stock brokers & brokerage firms

We are dedicated to representing individuals who have experienced losses due to stockbroker negligence or fraud.

  • We Represent Investors Nationwide
  • No Attorney Fees Unless We Collect For You
  • Free & Private Consultation
  • Recovered $50 million in Private Arbitration
  • Solely Devoted to Securities Arbitration for Nearly 20 Years

Securities Arbitration Attorneys

Oakes & Fosher is a law firm dedicated solely to representing individual investors in disputes with stock brokers and brokerage firms. Because securities arbitration litigation is such an extremely narrow and specialized area of the law, Oakes & Fosher represents investors throughout the United States. Over the years, Oakes & Fosher has represented over 1,000 investors throughout the country for whom we have recovered millions of dollars due to stock broker negligence and/or fraud. With our team of experienced attorneys and legal staff, we are well equipped to handle your case professionally and confidentially. Our team provides you with the representation you need: representation that will best enable you to recover the compensation to which you are legally entitled. Furthermore, our legal fees are based entirely on whether we are able to recover for you.

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Client Testimonials

“I can’t even begin to thank you for winning my case and giving me another chance. You don’t know how much I appreciate you.”

~ Karen L., Corona, CA

“Den and I are grateful to you and cannot imagine anybody being able to do a better job than you. I do miss you–really enjoyed our evenings out and my only quarrel is I wish you had NOT ‘turned me on’ to Chick Fil A…”

~ Elizabeth and Dennis H., Durham, NC

“Thank you for the wonderful news of the settlement. This is such a godsend for us..like a miracle. Thank you so much for all you’ve done.”

~ Nancy P., N. Fort Myers, FL

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Awards & settlements

Settlement of over $2.6 million against two major brokerage firms on behalf of an investor. The case involved stock broker who seriously mishandled the account of an elderly widow and abused the trust she had given to the broker. The settlement resulted in the client recovering all of her losses and covering her attorneys’ fees as well.

Unanimous Award of $1,341,280 in favor of a Texas investor against Oppenheimer whose brokerage account was excessively traded by two Oppenheimer brokers. Gillespie v. Oppenheimer, FINRA DR No. 09-05596. Award included recovery of interest as well as attorneys’ fees.

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November 19, 2018 in Current Investigations

James Means Allegedly Engages In Unauthorized Trading

James Means is a Florida based securities broker. He has worked in the securities industry for thirty-eight years. During his career, he has been registered with four different securities firms. His registrations include; Smith Barney (1980-1983), The Milwaukee Company (1983-1988), Dain Rauscher Incorporated (1988-1998), and RBC Capital Markets (1998-Present). James Means' publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report shows that he has received two customer complaints over the course of his career. In June 1988, a customer alleged unauthorized trading. This case was settled for $14,000 in damages. In August 2017, a customer alleged that Means sold BMO Bank stock, resulting in…
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November 19, 2018 in Current Investigations

Jodie LaMarre Suspended By FINRA Following Allegations Of Poor Investment Advice

Jodie LaMarre was a Florida based securities broker. She worked in the securities industry for twenty-five years. During her career, she was registered with six different securities firms. Her registrations included; Merrill Lynch (1991-1992), A.G. Edwards & Sons (1992-1997), Prudential Securities Incorporated (1997-2003), Wachovia Securities (2003-2008), Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated (2008-2015), and Janney Montgomery Scott (2015-2017). She is no longer working as a registered securities broker. Jodie LaMarre's publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report shows that she has received multiple customer complaints over the course of her career. In May 2015, a customer alleged that LaMarre gave poor advice…
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