Marty, Counsel with Calcagni & Kanefsky, is an accomplished litigator who draws on his extensive background in regulatory enforcement proceedings and government investigations.
Marty has substantial experience with litigation and investigations involving both federal and state regulatory agencies, including the Securities Exchange Commission, FINRA, New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, New Jersey Bureau of Securities, New Jersey Division of Investment, and the State Board of Medical Examiners.
Marty’s practice also includes consulting on business formation and strategy, and providing practical legal advice on general corporate and employment matters.
Prior to joining Calcagni & Kanefsky, Marty served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Securities Fraud Prosecution Section of the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General. As a Deputy Attorney General, he prosecuted violations of the New Jersey Uniform Securities Law in close consultation with the Chief of the New Jersey Bureau of Securities. In this capacity, Marty coordinated some of the most high-profile Bureau of Securities investigations with parallel investigations by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, FBI, IRS, New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, and various county prosecutors’ offices.
Marty has litigated a host of regulatory matters involving financial advisors as well as one of the State’s largest civil enforcement actions against a multinational investment bank that issued billions of dollars of residential mortgage-backed securities.
At the Attorney General’s Office, Marty also served as a faculty member for the Attorney General Advocacy Institute, where he taught courses on securities regulation, attorney ethics, and social media.
Marty has been honored for his excellence in advocacy and was included in the NJBIZ Vanguard 2018 Series as a Leader in Law. He received the the prestigious New Jersey Attorney General Award in 2013. He is also a former faculty member of the Attorney General Advocacy Institute, which ensures the attorneys representing governmental entities maintain the highest degree of professionalism by offering professional development and practical skills curricula.
Marty is a committed supporter of social justice issues, and serves as a Friend of the Southern Poverty Law Center. He is also an active volunteer with his alma mater, currently serving as a Mentor for the Cardozo Alumni Association 1L Mentor Program.
A published academic writer, Marty authored Equity Crowdfunding and the Law (in New Jersey), New Jersey Lawyer (Dec. 2015).