Beth A. Black focuses her practice on a variety of financial services industry litigation and regulatory matters. Beth regularly defends major brokerage firms in a wide variety of employment disputes in arbitration and before administrative agencies involving claims of federal and state statutory discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation and defamation. She has represented broker-dealers, commercial banks, investment banks, investment management firms, directors and officers, and public issuers and their management and employees in litigation, investigations and disciplinary proceedings initiated by the SEC, FINRA, FDIC, CBOE, CHX and state regulators. She has also conducted internal investigations of brokerage firms as well as publicly traded domestic and foreign companies whose operations are in the United States and China. Additionally, Beth has represented financial services firms and their management in various customer-initiated cases in state and federal court and in arbitration.