Founded in 2005, Reed and Giordano, P.A. is a Boston-based boutique law firm representing businesses, hedge funds, banks, broker-dealers, and corporations. Our unique approach to the practice of law becomes part of our clients’ overall business strategy. We have assisted our corporate clients in the fields of securities intellectual property, trade secrets, proprietary rights and employment law. Our breadth of experience enables us to provide interdisciplinary and, cost-effective services tailored to our clients’ needs and personnel.
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Reed & Giordano, P.A.
Over 60 years of experience handling all your business, securities, corporate contract, employment, and real estate planning matters.
Commercial & Civil Litigation
We have represented clients in a wide variety of civil disputes, including complex commercial and civil litigation. Our attorneys are efficient and cost-effective in resolving disputes for a broad range of business clients from across the U.S. The Firm has represented clients in a variety of federal and state courts including the Eastern and Southern District of New York, the Southern District of California, and the Eastern District of Wisconsin. If necessary, we work with local counsel to assist in litigation in various jurisdictions around the country. With our expertise, background, and education, our attorneys are qualified to represent clients in full range civil litigation in state and federal courts, including arbitration. Philip M. Giordano, Esq. is a former SEC staff attorney and federal prosecutor, with a wealth of experience in complex securities and commercial litigation.
Corporate, Contracts & Securities
Our attorneys have a wide range of experience in civil matters, including, but not limited to: minority shareholder disputes, "freeze-outs", asset purchases, the purchase and sale of securities, employment law, and business disputes. Our attorneys have handled a number of employment and intellectual property issues, involving licensing, infringement, proprietary rights, and trade secrets.
Our Firm has a long track record of accomplishment in cases involving personal injury, wrongful death and civil litigation. Our attorneys have vast experience in medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, product liability, wrongful death, and professional malpractice cases. Our attorneys generally focus on the side of the injured victim; we do not typically represent insurance companies, hospitals, doctors, manufacturers, government, or large corporations.
Securities & FINRA Arbitrations
Our Firm has extensive experience representing individual investors in their claims against brokerages for stockbroker, securities, commodities, underwriter and investment fraud in FINRA securities arbitrations and mediations. We specialize in cases involving potential investment fraud, lack of suitability, misrepresentation, theft, negligence, churning and faulty investment products.
Our attorneys recognize that a company’s greatest assets are often intangible - its valuation is uniquely and critically dependent upon inventions, ideas, and improvements. Our practice is specifically designed to assist startup companies throughout their development stage in practical and cost-effective ways in order to meet their needs to protect their intellectual property.
Reed & Giordano, P.A. represents employers and individuals in varying industries who are dealing with wage claims, workplace discrimination, harassment, or wrongful termination. Our attorneys are skilled in the preparation and drafting of employment manuals, work-for-hire agreements, non-disclosure agreements (NDA's), non-solicitation agreements, and non-competition agreements.
Commercial Leases & Real Estate
Our Firm manages all aspects of the commercial real estate litigation and landlord/tenant relationships. Our services include drafting, negotiation, and documentation. Specializing in retail, downtown office buildings, and industrial spaces, we have negotiated leases for landlords and business tenants throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
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Attorney Giordano started his career in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in its New York Regional Office. There, he participated in civil and administrative actions against broker-dealers and registered representatives for violations of federal securities laws; and conducted discovery and administrative investigations.
After his employment with the SEC in New York City, between the 1980’s and the early 1990’s, he worked as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of New Jersey where he investigated and prosecuted federal criminal matters with a concentration on federal securities fraud violations; presented evidence and witnesses before the U.S. Grand Jury.
Attorney Giordano entered private practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in early 1990’s and acted as principal in various law firms for over three decades. In May 2005, Attorney Giordano along with Attorney Reed opened their law firm, Reed & Giordano, P.A.
Attorney Giordano deals with various areas of commercial and complex litigation, securities litigation, arbitration and many more. He has over thirty years of experience representing businesses and individuals in a wide variety of legal disputes and transactions. Attorney Giordano is experienced in all phases of civil and commercial litigation, including trial and appellate practice in state and federal courts. Attorney Giordano is experienced in representing both individuals and companies in complex commercial matters, including shareholder disputes, buyouts, fraud and claims involving breach of fiduciary duty.
Thomas Bockhorst is Of Counsel with Reed & Giordano. Mr. Bockhorst has been an attorney since1993. He has ten years of experience in private practice, both litigating business, securities, and employment disputes and advising on and negotiating business transactions, including securities purchase agreements, asset acquisitions, executive employment agreements, and commercial leases. He has tried cases in federal and state courts, before administrative agencies, and in arbitration.
In between his stints in private practice, Mr. Bockhorst has practiced for fifteen years as in-house counsel to two different business, first as Senior Counsel to a recognized consumer products company and then as General Counsel for a registered investment adviser and investment consulting firm. He managed a full range of issues for these entities, including regulatory compliance (securities and otherwise),negotiating terms and side letter provisions for investments in private funds and private placements, negotiating customer and vendor contracts and other business agreements, and advising on commodity derivative transactions, advertising and marketing compliance, and sweepstakes and promotions matters, as well as employment advice and trademark and copyright licensing and registration matters.
Mr. Bockhorst also has nine years of significant finance experience, including five years managing the cash flow and treasury operations of a recognized consumer products company and four years auditing public and charitable entities with a Big Four public accounting firm.
University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D.-1993
New York University Stern School of Business, M.S.-1987
Princeton University, B.A.-1985
Massachusetts (1993); New York (2011)
Derek joined Reed & Giordano in July of 2020. Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Glover worked as an associate in a small general practice firm with a focus on personal injury and residential real estate.
Attorney Glover obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree from Suffolk University and has been licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since 2011.
Amanda Miller joined Reed & Giordano, P.A. in 2019. Amanda clerked for the firm for two years, where she gained substantial experience and was trained in the firm’s securities litigation business before coming on board full time in August 2021.At Reed & Giordano, Amanda remains focused on Federal securities litigation, commercial litigation, corporate contractual disputes, and FINRA arbitration.
Amanda received her Juris Doctorate degree from Suffolk University Law School with an International Law concentration with Distinction, and was selected to join the International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi.
Prior to joining Reed & Giordano, Amanda studied in Galway, Ireland, and accepted an international externship in Dublin where she assisted attorneys in international commercial litigation. While in law school, Amanda focused her legal education on securities law & regulation, international investment law & arbitration, and business law.
Prior to law school, Amanda worked as a litigation paralegal at a firm primarily focused on insurance defense where she assisted lead attorneys on numerous aspects of civil litigation and personal injury law.
Amanda’s extensive background in litigation allows her to understand complex legal matters and anticipate client needs.
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2022
Ashley joined Reed & Giordano, P.A. in 2021. She works in supporting attorneys through various phases of litigation. She assists with documents examination and management, research, drafting, and trial and deposition preparation. She graduated from Boston University with a dual degree in Psychology and Political Science in the Fall of 2018. She also completed a Paralegal certificate program through Boston University in the Summer of 2020.
Boston University, B.A. in Psychology and Political Science
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