Dan Brecher, JD

Dan Brecher, JD, counsel to the New York City and New Jersey law firm Scarinci Hollenbeck, LLC. He recently obtained eight-figure judgments in two separate cases based largely on information obtained during depositions. www.ScarinciHollenbeck.com

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Legal

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Financial Advisers

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Scams

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