- How Not to Get Sued by an Investor
- How to Reduce the High Cost of Litigation
- How to Protect Your Business from Ruinous Lawsuits
- What Businesses Need to Know About Arbitration
- Using Indepent Contractors Instead of Employees in the Securities
- California Discovery Techniques
- A Summary of the Rules of Evidence
- The Pendent Party Trap
Vincent DiCarlo has represented clients in a wide variety of civil proceedings before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and panels of arbitrators, with special emphasis on investor complaints, investment disputes, securities compliance, business litigation, and securities fraud. Mr. DiCarlo is also able to provide a range of both routine and sophisticated transactional services that have been carefully selected to meet the needs of businesses. Areas of transactional services include contracts, the issuance of securities, corporate finance, banking, corporate governance, mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, contests for control, intellectual property, taxation, bankruptcy, creditor arrangements, and regulatory agency law.
Mr. DiCarlo investigated, indicted, and tried a wide variety of cases including fraud, official corruption, and arson. He has investigated and litigated complex matters involving violations of the federal securities laws including stock manipulation, faulty accounting, false disclosure, and insider trading. Mr. DiCarlo also advised the federal securities laws as they relate to registration of securities, disclosure, financial reporting, underwriting, trading, and financial projections. Mr. DiCarlo conducted investigations into the estimates of construction costs disclosed by the Washington Public Power Supply System in connection with the largest municipal bond default in history.
Mr. DiCarlo’s practice has included all kinds of business and commercial litigation in both state and federal court. He has represented clients in matters involving securities fraud, commercial leasing, real estate partnerships, construction law, wrongful termination, partnership disputes, fights for corporate control, Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement, broker-dealer regulation, insurance practices, civil rights, antitrust violations, equipment leases, securities compliance, tax law, libel, personal injury, interference with economic advantage, accountant’s liability, professional malpractice, enforcement of judgments, and breach of contract.
Mr. DiCarlo has taught continuing legal education courses and published professional articles on the law of evidence, effective and economical pretrial discovery, spoliation of evidence, federal jurisdiction, and arbitrations. He also lectures business groups on how not to get sued, how to control the high cost of litigation once it starts, and the effective use of arbitration clauses in employee and vendor contracts. He has been awarded an A-V rating by the Martindale Hubble legal directory, reflecting its highest rating for both ability and ethics.