Pashman Stein welcomes former SEC trial attorney as partner

Hackensack-based Pashman Stein Walder Hayden on Thursday announced that Jerome Selvers has joined as partner and chair of the firm’s new Securities Regulatory Enforcement & Litigation practice.

A former trial attorney in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Division of Enforcement, Selvers is widely recognized as a preeminent securities attorney, respected in both the private bar and securities enforcement agencies for his knowledge, skill and professionalism.

He represents brokers, brokerage firms, public and private companies, investment advisers, directors, officers and individuals in securities investigations, as well as civil enforcement and administrative litigation throughout the country. He has extensive experience representing clients in proceedings before the SEC, the New Jersey Bureau of Securities and other state securities regulators, as well as in disciplinary proceedings before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. In addition, Selvers litigates commercial matters involving disputes among businesses, shareholders and employees.

“We are extremely excited and fortunate to welcome Jerry to the firm to lead this new practice,” said Joseph A. Hayden Jr., co-chair of the firm’s Criminal Defense and Investigations practices. “Jerry is a securities litigator of national stature with a long track record of success. He has been deeply involved in some of our country’s most prominent securities cases. His wisdom and litigation experience in civil enforcement and disciplinary matters, when combined with our established criminal practice, will provide our clients comprehensive defense counsel in securities investigations, enforcement and litigation.”

Selvers said: “I have worked with Pashman Stein lawyers for more than 25 years. Each is an extraordinary person and professional. I’ve always been impressed with their dedication and commitment to their clients. I am excited to team up with these skilled attorneys to deliver unparalleled securities regulatory services to our clients.”