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Nico Banks is an Associate at Kurta Law, a national law firm representing investors in securities litigation and arbitration. He joined the Firm in May of 2022.

Mr. Banks has outstanding academic credentials: He graduated near the top of his class from Cornell Law School and also from Claremont McKenna College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and an accelerated Master of Arts degree in finance. He also worked as a litigation associate for Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton’s antitrust practice group, which is widely considered the top antitrust practice group in the country. 

Nico Banks’ top-notch litigation skills and incisive understanding of economics and finance make him an excellent advocate for victims of financial fraud. He fights passionately on behalf of his clients to help remedy the injustices they have suffered at the hands of fraudulent brokers.

When he is not working, Nico Banks is often running, reading, or bird watching with his girlfriend. He also attempts to skate ski whenever he visits his family in Bend, Oregon; his perseverance in that endeavor is remarkable. 

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What Nico Can Do

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$16.75M

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Recovery for ARC NYC REIT Investors
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Kurta Law recovered millions of dollars for investors who purchased the speculative and unsuitable ARC NYC REIT. The arbitration settled for substantially more than the investor losses.

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$9.3M

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Investors Receive Award for More than their Losses
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Jonathan Kurta was able to recover over $9.3 million for a group of defrauded investors. The claims were based upon the brokerage firm’s failure to supervise a stockbroker who stole client funds and then prepared and disseminated fake account statements for decades.

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$7.1M

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Elderly Victims Recover After a Decade of Fraud
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Jonathan Kurta represented a group of elderly women who were the victims of a financial crime perpetrated by a rogue broker. The broker utilized forged documents to steal funds from the clients’ accounts over a decade.

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$4.2M

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Investor vs. Royal Alliance
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Jonathan Kurta represented an investor who alleged that Royal Alliance Associates had not fulfilled their supervisory duties. This allegedly allowed brokers to engage in conversion and RICO violations. Read a copy of the award here.

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$1M

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Utah Firm Executed Unnecessary Transaction
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A FINRA panel sided with Kurta Law and found that a Utah brokerage firm executed unnecessary transactions in order to generate more commissions. Read a copy of the award here.

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$2M

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Arizona Investors Options Trading Scam
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Kurta Law negotiated a $2 million settlement on behalf of Arizona investors who were defrauded in an options trading scam.