Joseph C. Coates III focuses his practice on securities litigation, regulatory and class actions, and serves as the head of the West Palm Beach Securities Litigation Group. Joe has represented most of the major broker/dealers in all aspects of their business, including federal and state courts, regulatory matters, and arbitrations. His representation of clients includes appearances as appellate counsel in securities litigation cases in federal and state courts. Joe also focuses on shareholder derivative, corporate governance, and merger and acquisition litigation.
- Securities fraud defense
- Class actions
- Securities arbitration
- Complex commercial litigation
- Shareholder derivative/ corporate governance