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Wealth Management Litigation

In October 2019, Jonathan Brennan joined Maynard Cooper & Gale’s New York City office as a Shareholder in the Securities Litigation Practice Group.

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Jonathan J. Brennan


Jonathan J. Brennan is an attorney with over 20 years of experience representing clients in complex financial litigation.  He is the former Head of Wealth Management Litigation for Bank of America where he led a team of lawyers and paralegals responsible for managing all customer-related litigation arising from the Bank’s retail broker-dealer (Merrill Lynch Wealth Management), its ultra-high net worth private bank (U.S. Trust), its self-directed online brokerage platform (Merrill Edge), and its institutional retirement business.

From 2010 to 2012, Jon managed the Bank’s retail litigation involving auction rate securities, collateralized debt obligations, and asset-backed commercial paper. Jon joined Merrill Lynch in Newport Beach, California in 2005, and managed its private client litigation in the Western United States from 2005 to 2010. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Jon practiced law at Sidley Austin LLP in New York, where he represented publicly-traded companies and broker-dealers in complex commercial litigation, arbitrations, and government investigations.

Jon is admitted to practice in New York, California, and Ohio.

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