Mr. Rotunno has more than three decades of experience representing corporations, partnerships and financial services professionals in complex and wide-ranging legal matters, including investment advisory services, securities matters, employment law, and general commercial litigation.
Mr. Rotunno represents clients before federal and state courts, as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission, New York Stock Exchange, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and the American Arbitration Association in issues involving restrictive covenants, regulatory investigations, title insurance claims and business disputes. He provides counsel to individuals and registered investment advisory firms in connection with mergers and aquisitions and preparing the Form ADV, client investment management agreements, compliance manuals and other necessary documents. He also serves as an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
An Illinois “Super Lawyer” and “Leading Lawyer” in the area of commercial litigation, Mr. Rotunno is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell and is a member of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois, Central District of Illinois and Eastern District of Wisconsin. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, Professional Liability Underwriting Society and Forensic Expert Witness Association. In addition, he has held leadership positions with the Chicago Bar Association, Chicago Bar Foundation and Forensic Expert Witness Association, Chicago Chapter.
Mr. Rotunno is actively involved with his alma mater, Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, where he served as president of the alumni association’s board of governors in 2009-10. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, graduating Phi Beta Kappa.
Mr. Rotunno joined Kubasiak, Fylstra, Thorpe & Rotunno, P.C. in 1995 as a shareholder and director. Prior to KFTR, he served as litigation department co-director in Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold’s Chicago office.
Mr. Rotunno is a frequent speaker on business issues, including the ever-evolving securities regulatory environment, restrictive covenants in employment agreements, business succession plans and contract enforcement.