Mr. Mauriello founded the Mauriello Law Firm, APC in 1996 after working at a large national plaintiffs’ securities class action law firm and several small firms. Tom focuses on investment and consumer disputes, with customer FINRA arbitrations constituting a large part of his practice. He also handles business litigation, consumer class actions, and appeals.
Tom is a member of the California, New Jersey and Pennsylvania bars. He received his BA from Brown University in 1983 and JD from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1988. Prior to law school, he worked as a paralegal for a New York City law firm representing underwriters and issues registering securities offerings with the SEC and state securities agencies. Following law school, Tom served as a judicial clerk to Judge Robert E. Cowen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Tom serves on the Administration of Justice Committee and the Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee (as an attorney-client fee arbitrator) with the Orange County Bar Association. In 2017, he was elected a director of PIABA, and for several years he has co-chaired the PIABA Federal Legislation Committee where he has helped organize and participate in PIABA’s Hill Days where PIABA members educate and advocate with Member of Congress and the Senate on investor rights issues.
When he is not working, Tom enjoys spending time with his daughter, surfing, wine tasting, fitness boot camp, traveling, and playing keyboards in several rock bands.