The Klamann Law Firm has successfully handled numerous securities fraud cases on behalf of investors and others against broker-dealer firms, investment advisors, accountants, and other investment professionals. For example, Mr. Klamann was lead counsel in a commodities churning case which was tried to a $700,000 punitive damages verdict, a securities fraud case which produced a seven-figure confession of judgment involving a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), a successful consolidated case of more than 140 plaintiff investors in varying combinations of six commercial real estate syndications, several individual securities churning cases, a fraudulent energy conservation limited partnership of 75 investor/plaintiffs, a successful consolidated case involving 124 investors in forty diverse limited partnerships, and a successful case involving scores of investor/plaintiffs in a series of fraudulent oil and gas limited partnerships. Mr. Klamann has also been retained by and successfully represented individuals who have lost multi-millions of dollars in investment programs following company buy-out transactions. Mr. Klamann has successfully tried or settled cases against Merrill Lynch and Co., A.G. Edwards and Sons, Lowell Listrom and Co., Joseph Stevens and Co., and many other broker-dealer firms.
Mr. Klamann has authored two lengthy Am Jur Trial treatises on securities fraud litigation: J. Klamann, “Broker-Dealer Fraud: Churning,” 36 Am Jur Trials 1 (1988) and J. Klamann and B. Braud, “Third-Party Accountant Liability: Prospective Financial Statements Used in Securities Offerings,” 45 Am Jur Trials 113 (1992). In addition, Mr. Klamann has served as an expert witness for the Kansas Commissioner of Securities. Mr. Klamann has also lectured on securities fraud.