Mr. Anjier practices primarily in the areas of securities, corporate and business transactions. Mr. Anjier also practices in the area of securities and professional liability litigation. He is a member of the firm's business and commercial litigation practice group.
He routinely prepares disclosure documents, sale documents, public offerings, corporate documents, contracts and regulatory filings. He also offers advice and counsel on the corporate investigations, shareholder and director duties and requirements, mergers and acquisitions, private placements, registered investment advisor regulation, Rule 144, regulatory and public filings and broker-dealer regulation and other issues.
Mr. Anjier has successfully litigated cases in trial, appellate and arbitration forums, including cases with damages greater than $100 million.
His experience in securities disputes includes derivatives, listed and OTC, suitability, securities fraud, shareholder derivative litigation, proxy litigation and underwriting disputes. Mr. Anjier also represents clients before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities and Exchange Commission in administrative matters.
Additionally, his significant litigation experience includes disputes connected to shareholder issues, officer and director liability, professional liability, breach of fiduciary duty, employee theft and fraud, RICO, bankruptcy, collection and breach of contract disputes.
Mr. Anjier is a FINRA arbitrator and has served as an arbitrator on numerous occasions.
Inducted into the LSU Law Center Hall of Fame, he is a former past president and current board member of the New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity. He was selected for the 2004 BTI Client Service All Star Team: Investment Banks and Their Law Firms. He is also been recognized by Super Lawyers in its Corporate Counsel and Louisiana editions.
Honors & Affiliations
•Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2008, 2012-2014
•Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, 2008, 2012
•FINRA - Arbitrator
•Selected as member of the 2004 BTI Client Service All-Star Team: Investment Banks and Their Law Firms
•Louisiana State and American Bar Associations - Member
•Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association - Compliance & Legal Division - Member
•Louisiana State Law Institute - Single Business Enterprise Committee - Member
•Who's Who in American Law
•LSU Law Center Hall of Fame
•New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity - President, 1996 - 1998; Board of Directors, 1993 - 2001.
•Metropolitan Area Committee Leadership Forum - Group focusing on community leadership training and diversity issues, 1996
•The Best Lawyers in America, 2011-2015
•Listed as a Louisiana Local Litigation Star in Benchmark Litigation
•Investments and Brokerage Disputes, 2009 Litigation Services Workshop, Society of Louisiana CPAs, November 5, 2009
• The Essentials Of Securities Litigation, Louisiana State Bar Association, October 23, 2009
•Customer Relations from the Legal Side, for Regional Broker-Dealer Training Seminar, June 2004
•Accounting Fraud and the Department of Justice Scoreboard, Louisiana Society of CPAs, New Orleans Chapter, Industry Luncheon, March 2004
•Legal Protections for Louisiana CPAs and Summary of Recent SEC Accounting Fraud Cases, New Orleans Bar Association, December 2003
•Legal Issues for Industry CPAs, Louisiana Business and Industry Conference, August 2003
•Securities Issues for Small Business, New Orleans Bar Association, December 2002
•Broker-Customer Disputes, Last Chance Seminar, New Orleans Bar Association, December 2001
•Broker-Customer Disputes, New Orleans Bar Association, October 2001
•Practicing Across State Lines, Unexpected Pitfalls of Multi-Jurisdictional Practice, New Orleans Bar Association, November 2000
•Investor Rights and Remedies, It's the Law, New Orleans Bar Association, October 2000
•The Accidental Advisor: The Ins and Outs of the Regulation of Accountants as Investment Advisors in Louisiana, Louisiana Society of CPAs, Estate and Financial Planning Cluster, 1998
•A Bull Market for Investor Claims: Disputes between Customers and Brokers/Brokerage Firms, (with George Denegre, Jr.), 49 La. B.J. 283 (2001-2002)
•Recent Developments Affecting Louisiana's Discretionary Function Exception: Will Louisiana Follow Gaubert?, (with James A. Brown), 53 La. L. Rev. 1487 (1993)
•Anti-Takeover Statutes, Shareholders, Stakeholders and Risk, 51 La. L. Rev. 562 (1991)
•Butler v. Baber: Absolute Liability for Environmental Hazards, 49 La. L. Rev. 1139 (1989)