About

Marquardt Law Office LLC

Marquardt Law Office LLC represents clients nationwide in securities matters.  The firm recovers investors’ losses caused by fraud, misconduct, mismanagement, or negligence.  In securities loss cases, the attorney will bring a claim against a financial advisor, investment broker, and/or the firm(s) that employed them.  Most cases are resolved through Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) arbitration.  All representations of investors are handled on a contingency basis, meaning clients only pay an attorney fee if the firm is successful in obtaining a recovery for the client.

In line with protecting individual investors, Marquardt Law Office LLC helps businesses in the securities industry maintain compliance.  The firm provides business and regulatory counseling to start-up and established businesses, including in compliance issues and business and hedge fund formation.

Marquardt Law Office LLC also handles consumer protection cases to protect consumers’ rights, including in debt collection and Fair Debt Collection Practice Act matters.

When you hire Marquardt Law Office LLC, a skilled attorney will handle all aspects of your claim or matter.  The firm provides clients the individual attention that they deserve.  The firm uses technology, allowing clients to submit documents electronically through the firm’s secure links and use e-signatures to complete paperwork.  This expedites your case and eliminates the need to mail documents.

Marquardt Law Office LLC looks forward to discussing how the firm can help you with your legal matter.

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Attorney

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Adam J. Marquardt

Adam Marquardt is an attorney representing investors in securities litigation claims.  He focuses on claims such as unsuitable investments, negligence, and fraud.  Adam has a history of protecting investors and individuals.  Prior to representing investors, Adam was a regulator at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA), the primary securities regulator of broker-dealers and over 630,000 brokers.  At FINRA, Adam helped protect investors by ensuring broker-dealers and their registered representatives complied with federal securities laws and stock exchange and FINRA rules.  Before joining FINRA, Adam represented individuals in civil litigation and the government in whistle blower litigation involving tax fraud. 

Adam has been licensed as an attorney with the State of Illinois since 2011 and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Chicago Bar Association (CBA), and Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA).  He graduated from The John Marshall Law School in 2011 where he was named to the Dean’s List, earned a merit-based scholarship, participated in a moot court competition where he received the “Best Oralist” award, and earned a CALI award for obtaining the top grade in his Product Liability course. 

Prior to law school, Adam became a certified public accountant (CPA) and worked for several years as an accountant and financial auditor at a bank, Big Four CPA firm, and Fortune 500 company.  He graduated from Marquette University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree and major in accounting.

In his free time, Adam enjoys snowboarding, camping, hiking, and other outdoors activities, and spending time with his wife and infant son in Chicago.