Amir TadjedinPartner / Portland
U.S. District Court, Oregon
U.S. District Court, California
Catholic University, J.D.
Washington University, B.A. Political Science and English
Amir is a partner in our Portland office. His practice is focused on litigating and arbitrating commercial disputes, with an emphasis on securities and investment related matters. He has substantial experience defending broker-dealers, registered representatives, investment advisors, insurance agents and agencies, issuers, and other professionals in state and federal courts, as well as FINRA arbitrations. He has represented broker-dealers and Respondent firms in FINRA arbitrations in nearly a dozen states including, California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas, and has recently represented several broker-dealers in multi-claimant multi-product complex arbitrations involving private placements and alternative investments. Amir also maintains an active regulatory practice representing firms and representatives in investigations initiated by FINRA, the SEC, and state regulatory agencies. He has handled regulatory investigations concerning a variety of alleged conduct, including conflicts of interest, suitability, unauthorized trading, fraud, excessive markups, and failure to conduct adequate due diligence. He has also been retained by firms to assist them when they believe that such investigations are likely to occur, and assists these clients in conducting internal investigations in anticipation of regulatory investigations or disclosures. In the last three years, Amir has lectured on developments concerning the securities industry and has provided risk management seminars to several broker-dealer firms as part of their annual compliance and sales conferences.
Amir also handles employment disputes concerning non-compete/anti-solicitation agreements, customer lists, raiding and misappropriating of trade secrets, and has successfully resolved several such cases by prevailing on summary judgment motions in federal court. Amir has also been retained in a variety of professional liability matters relating to the sale and issuance of insurance products. He has also represented Northwest companies in a variety of employment matters relating to employment termination involving allegations of unlawful termination or discrimination and counsels clients in both hiring and terminating employees.Back to All Attorneys