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Daniel H. Wirth

Daniel H. Wirth is a partner in Gregory Doyle’s Litigation practice.  His practice if focused on representing clients in complex securities litigation, business and contract disputes, including those involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets and intellectual property and other employment and commercial litigation.  Mr. Wirth additionally represents firms and individuals in investigation and enforcement actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA and other self-regulatory organizations.  He also represents clients in employment discrimination, whistleblower and wrongful termination claims and prosecuting and defending RICO claims.

Mr. Wirth represents clients ranging from individuals and start-up companies to Fortune 500 financial-services firms in a broad range of matters and jurisdictions.

Mr. Wirth has significant experience in the financial-services industry and represents clients ranging from the largest broker-dealers to individual registered investment advisors and financial advisors in complex civil and regulatory litigation and investigations.  Mr. Wirth has represented broker-dealers and individuals in courts and arbitration panels in over thirty states and has a focus on advising and representing financial-service clients regarding the transition of advisors between firms and claims relating to misappropriation of trade secrets, restrictive covenants, employee raiding employment discrimination, unfair competition, and claims relating to employees and officer’s duties of loyalties. Mr. Wirth also represents securities broker-dealers and registered representatives in industry and customer disputes before FINRA arbitration panels.

Mr. With has also successfully represented numerous clients in matters in which he has obtained expungements for his clients.

Prior to joining Gregory Doyle, Mr. Wirth represented New York City in labor and employment law matters. During his tenure, he conducted discrimination trial work in matters covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act; appeared on labor arbitrations; and advised City management on workers compensation matters and disputes arising under collective bargaining agreements and civil service laws.

 

NOTABLE CLIENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some of Mr. Wirth’s recent notable litigation highlights include:
  • Successfully prosecuting claims relating to margin debts and successfully defending against a customer’s suitability claims, receiving an award of attorneys’ fees.
  • Defending a broker dealer against a customer’s claims of unsuitability, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Representing clients in a claim for defamation, violation of securities regulations and violation of operating agreement that resulted in a multi-million dollar settlement in favor of our client.
  • Receiving multiple defense verdicts on raiding trade secret and restrictive covenant arbitrations and trials.
  • Obtaining complete expungement of numerous customer complaints or incorrect employment information from advisor’s CRDs.

 

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association

Daniel H. Wirth

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49 Atlanta Street
Marietta, GA 30060
T: 770-422-1776
F: 770-426-6155
dwirth@gregorydoylefirm.com

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PRACTICE AREAS

  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Restrictive Covenant & Non-Compete
  • Regulatory

INDUSTRIES SERVED

  • Closely-Held & Family-Owned Businesses
  • Financial Services
  • Technology

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Georgia
  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

OTHER EXPERIENCES

  • Attorney, New York City Attorneys’ Office

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Northeastern School of Law
  • B.A., Hampshire College