Jared Perez concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation with a focus on financial services and securities matters, including securities fraud litigation, SEC and FINRA investigations, shareholder derivative litigation, and federal equity receiverships.
Martindale-Hubbell has rated Jared AV Preeminent®, which represents the “highest level of professional excellence for … legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards,” and Super Lawyers has designated him a “Rising Star” in business litigation from 2015 through 2019.
Jared is a member of the legal team representing the receiver appointed over Arthur Nadel’s $400 million Ponzi scheme. In that capacity, he helped to recover tens of millions of dollars for defrauded investors through dozens of cases in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Jared has represented receivers appointed at the request of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the Florida Office of Financial Regulation, and the Florida Attorney General’s Office. In addition to receivership work, Jared represents individuals and entities in securities fraud litigation, regulatory enforcement proceedings, and complex commercial litigation.
Jared is a Tampa native and graduated from Florida State University, cum laude, in 2002. He received his law degree in 2005 from Columbia Law School. At Columbia, Jared served as the Managing Editor of the Science & Technology Law Review. He also interned with the Rackets Bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the Hon. Robert Patterson, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the Hon. Sonia Sotomayor, then of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and, presently, a member of the United States Supreme Court.