Joshua B. Kons has a breadth of experience in securities litigation and FINRA arbitration proceedings, having or represented hundreds of investors who have suffered significant losses at the hands of their financial advisor, brokerage firm or investment advisor. Mr. Kons also has a depth of experience in the securities industry.
Prior to attending law school, he worked as an equities trader where he learned the securities business from the ground up. After receiving his law degree, Mr. Kons worked as an in-house attorney for a multinational, Fortune 500 corporation where he was responsible for corporate and commercial transactional matters.
Prior to forming his own practice, Mr. Kons worked with a boutique corporate and securities law firm, where the focus of his practice was representing investors and financial advisors in securities arbitration matters.
Mr. Kons received a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his J.D. from the Pepperdine University School of Law. Mr. Kons concentrated his legal education in the areas of corporate and securities law, and served as a senior fellow at the Geoffrey Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law.
Mr. Kons is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Connecticut, the State Bar of Illinois, and the State Bar of Wisconsin, and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Central District of California, the Northern District of California, the Eastern District of California, the Southern District of California, the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the Western District of Wisconsin, the District of Connecticut, the District of North Dakota, the Northern District of Illinois, and the Central District of Illinois. He is a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), an organization dedicated to promoting investor rights in securities and commodities arbitration proceedings.