Gabe Mendel represents financial institutions and their officers and directors in investigations and litigation by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), as well as in internal investigations, special committee representations, shareholder litigation and cases before the American Arbitration Association (AAA). Gabe also represents two Big Four accounting firms in several lawsuits and investigations arising out of the firms’ respective audit work.
In addition, Gabe defends clients in securities litigation and enforcement matters. He represents broker-dealers and registered representatives in state court litigation, customer arbitrations and investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and multiple state agencies. He handles matters arising from allegations of misrepresentations, accounting fraud, stock manipulation, insider trading, deficient sales practices and supervision, anti-money laundering program weaknesses and other key issues.