Ryan Cook is a lawyer with the law firm of Shepherd, Smith, Edwards & Kantas LLP. His practices focuses on representing victims of financial misconduct through various investment vehicles, including both insurance products and securities. He has represented victims of many different kinds of financial fraud, including Ponzi schemes, theft, and mismanagement of investments. He handles cases primarily in FINRA arbitration, but also in state and federal court in various jurisdictions.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Cook held both securities and insurance licenses as a licensed broker with First Investors Corporation, a wall-street based FINRA registered broker/dealer. He graduated from the South Texas College of Law Summa cum laude, and currently serves as the managing editor of the PIABA Bar Journal.