Janene Marasciullo is a partner in the New York office of national law firm Wilson Elser and chair of its Securities Industry practice. She is a trial attorney with extensive first-chair experience litigating complex commercial, fraud, regulatory and employment disputes, with a particular emphasis on disputes arising within the financial industry. In addition, she represents corporations and individuals during regulatory investigations and grand jury investigations, conducts internal investigations and assists corporations in making voluntary disclosures to federal regulatory agencies. Janene has handled dozens of cases from inception through appeal and has tried cases in federal and state court and at FINRA Dispute Resolution. She has handled appeals in both federal and state courts as well. Prior to entering private practice, Janene served as a trial attorney in the Civil Division and the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where she represented the United States complex contract, customs, tax, regulatory and civil fraud matters. She also worked in the Enforcement Department and the Office of General Counsel at NASD, the predecessor to FINRA, where she investigated violations of the federal securities laws and helped formulate NASD policies and practices.