Darlene Pasieczny (pronounced “Pah-shetch-nee”) is a securities and fiduciary litigator and FINRA arbitrator, and leads the Investor Defenders practice group at Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP, based in Portland, Oregon. Darlene works all stages of securities litigation and FINRA arbitration, fiduciary litigation in trust and estate disputes, elder financial abuse, and complex civil litigation. She represents investors nationwide to recover investment losses caused by financial advisor misconduct or defective securities products. Previously, Darlene worked at Banks Law Office PC, where she developed her concentration on securities litigation and FINRA arbitration.
Darlene brings a particular sensitivity to working with the all-too frequent targets of securities fraud and financial abuse: retirees and women investors. She helps her clients not only recover financial losses, but also rebuild trust in a professional advisor.
She serves on the Board of Directors of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) and is sought after as a speaker on securities law, FINRA arbitration, trust and estate matters. Other professional affiliations include the Oregon State Bar, Washington State Bar, U.S. District Court for the State of Oregon, Multnomah Bar Association, and the Gus J. Solomon American Inn of Court. Darlene earned a B.A. from Reed College, Phi Beta Kappa, an M.A. from Columbia University, and J.D. from Lewis and Clark Law School, magna cum laude. www.InvestorDefenders.com