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Glenn Gitomer

McCausland Keen & Buckman

Devon, PA, USA

Mr. Gitomer is a shareholder of McCausland Keen & Buckman in Devon, Pennsylvania and chairs the firm’s Litigation Department.  eHe has been involved in all aspects of complex business litigation since 1980.  His practice focuses in the areas of securities litigation and arbitration, commercial and complex civil litigation, and employment litigation.  In 2008, he was honored by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation, and in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, he was honored by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the area of Securities Litigation.  He is “av” rated by Martindale-Hubbell. 

Mr. Gitomer’s securities litigation and arbitration practice involves the representation of customers in investment disputes.  From 2011 through 2016, he served on FINRA’s National Arbitration and Mediation Committee (“NAMC”), where he chaired the NAMC’s Neutral Roster Subcommittee and Rules and Procedures Subcommittee.  He currently serves as Chairman of FINRA’s Discovery Task Force.  He was a past member of PIABA’s board of directors and Co-Chair of the Annual Meeting Committee.

Mr. Gitomer has authored numerous articles and has frequently lectured on issues relating to securities claims and arbitration. He was the course planner for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s “Prosecuting and Defending Customer Claims Against Stockbrokers” (1999, 2001, 2003, 2005) and “Recent Developments in Securities Arbitration” (2009) programs, and was a speaker at the 2004, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013,  2014 and 2016 PIABA Annual Meetings and the Practicing Law Institute’s “Securities Arbitration 2002” program.

Mr. Gitomer received a B.F.A. from New York University in 1971, and a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law in 1974.  He was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 1974, Florida in 1980, and New York in 2004.  From 1974 through 1979, he was an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia, PA.


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