James S. Wrona is Vice President and Associate General Counsel for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in Washington, DC. In this role, he assists with policy initiatives, rule changes and litigation regarding the securities industry. Mr. Wrona formerly was associated with the law firm of K&L Gates LLP, where his practice focused on complex federal litigation. He also previously served as a federal law clerk for the Honorable A. Andrew Hauk of the United States District Court for the Central District of California (Los Angeles). Mr. Wrona is a frequent speaker at securities and litigation conferences and author of numerous law review articles, including The Best of Both Worlds: A Fact-Based Analysis of the Legal Obligations of Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers and a Framework for Enhanced Investor Protection, 68 BUS. LAW. (forthcoming Nov. 2012); The Securities Industry and the Internet: A Suitable Match?, 2001 COLUM. BUS. L. REV. 601 (2001).