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Jonathan R. Cyprys is a dedicated and trusted advisor and litigator who prides himself on using a practical approach and tactical strategies. Jon’s practice focuses on Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) government enforcement investigations, internal corporate investigations, securities and commodities fraud, white collar criminal defense, and broker-dealer arbitration and regulatory matters.

Jon represents various investment and commercial banks, broker-dealers, registered representatives, individuals and publicly and closely-held companies in numerous investigations surrounding allegations of insider trading, anti-trust violations, micro-cap stock transactions, anti-money laundering, supervision, market manipulation, suitability, misrepresentation and reporting issues among others.

Jon also has experience handling a wide array of employment and complex commercial federal and state court actions. He routinely advises start-ups and emerging technology companies regarding capital raise issues and governance approaches, as well as helps them navigate a variety of employment issues and disputes, including those involving executive compensation.

Jon frequently coordinates legal teams across Greenberg Traurig’s multi-faceted global platform by utilizing GT’s domestic and international multidisciplinary capabilities to provide clients with the level of legal representation they need and deserve.

Capabilities

Experience

 

  • Secondee, Jefferies LLC, Litigation, Regulatory and Employment Group, July 2012-January 2014
  • Intern, Westchester County District Attorney's Office, Superior Court Trial Division, Summer 2009
  • Summer Associate, Morgan Stanley & Co., Legal and Compliance Division, Summer 2008

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2021

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center
    • Order of Barristers
    • Recipient, National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) Excellence in Advocacy Award, 2010
    • Regional Semi-Finalist, AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy Competition, 2010
    • Vice President of Operations, Nova Trial Association, 2010
  • B.S., State University of New York at Albany
Admissions
  • New York
Languages
  • Spanish, Conversational