Lance Arney has worked more than twenty-five years on a wide range of civil litigation matters in state and federal courts, at the trial and appellate levels, and in arbitration forums.
In his representation of plaintiffs, Lance has successfully obtained several significant judgments, awards, and settlements for investors, underpaid employees, and business owners. Lance also handles complex commercial disputes in litigation and arbitration.
Lance’s attention to detail, grasp of the facts and legal analysis are unparalleled. In securities fraud cases, Lance carefully analyzes the client’s goals and financial circumstances and the appropriateness of the particular investment product or strategy involved. He handles securities cases of all types, including those involving stocks, variable annuities, mutual funds, foreign exchange trading, options, REITs, and oil and gas limited partnerships. Lance is experienced in the FINRA arbitration process and has tried numerous cases to a final award.
Lance frequently represents employees, partners, or shareholders who have been denied compensation or profits or were otherwise treated wrongfully. These cases typically involve extensive contractual and financial analysis and complicated legal issues. He has extensive experience researching, briefing, and arguing difficult legal issues in trial and appellate courts.
Lance also routinely defends commercial litigation and arbitration cases on behalf of businesses and individuals. When defending a case, Lance first takes the time to understand the client’s circumstances and goals. He and the client then agree on a plan that will maximize effectiveness while limiting costs. Lance understands defending litigation can be stressful and expensive for a client. He strives to minimize the client’s burden by achieving a favorable resolution in the most efficient way possible.