WESTCHESTER, NY, September 24, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Jones Morrison, LLP, a full service law firm with offices in New York City, Westchester County and Fairfield County, is pleased to announce that attorney Bohdan S. Ozaruk (“Dan”) has joined the firm as an Of Counsel Attorney in its Scarsdale, NY office.
Dan, a veteran of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC), former assistant district attorney and officer in the New York Guard, currently focuses his practice in the firm’s corporate department, including advising regulated entities and registered and licensed persons in compliance matters.
Mr. Ozaruk has practiced law for over 30 years and has an extensive securities regulatory background. He was most recently approved to serve as a FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator and has also drafted guidelines for a large NYC financial services firm concerning various financial compliance issues, including money laundering and foreign payments.
After almost 25 years with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Ozaruk retired from federal government service in 2013. As senior counsel at the SEC, he investigated and litigated matters that included insider trading, market manipulation, accounting fraud, asset misappropriation, and fraud by broker-dealers, investment advisers, as well as registered and associated persons of both. Several of Mr. Ozaruk’s investigations involved coordinated criminal prosecutions by the United States Attorney’s office; he received a commendation from the United States Attorney’s office for “outstanding” work in connection with an investment advisory fraud that resulted in the successful criminal prosecution of 18 defendants. Prior to his SEC service, Mr. Ozaruk was a supervising assistant district attorney with the Kings County (Brooklyn) District Attorney’s office, where he prosecuted narcotics trafficking.
“I am proud to be associated with Jones Morrison, LLP and its experienced professionals,” stated Mr. Ozaruk. “We are available to serve the legal needs of the financial services sector, and our clients can also take advantage of the broad range of cost-effective legal services that Jones Morrison’s skilled practitioners provide.”
Mr. Ozaruk also serves as an officer in the New York Guard, a component of New York State’s military reserves. His responsibilities include coordinating hurricane preparedness and domestic response with the Army National Guard and Air National Guard. He and his colleagues in the NY Guard also provide legal services to deploying Air National Guard and Marine service members.
Contact Dan at: (914) 472-2300 ext. 332 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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