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Little Guy Can Win Too says Retired Broward School Teacher


Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. – Andrew Greene, a retired Broward school teacher whose claim for damages against Merrill Lynch was upheld by a FINRA arbitrator, says the result proves that the “little guy can win too,” when taking on big institutions.

Greene was celebrating the recent decision by a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrator, after his attorney Mark Tepper filed the claim for damages last July. Merrill Lynch had recommended BreitBurn Energy Partners LP. [OTCMKTS: BBEPQ].

“I was delighted when my attorney Mark Tepper told me that we had won my claim. As a small investor, I’m so grateful to Mr. Tepper. Other attorneys I had interviewed thought my case wasn’t big enough but Mr. Tepper took my case and we won! If I hadn’t found attorney Mark Tepper to represent me, I’d have nothing,” Greene said.

The FINRA arbitrator awarded Greene compensatory damages, pre-judgment interest, expert fees, attorney’s fees to be determined by the court, and reimbursement of the filing fee.

“Mr. Tepper told me that when he takes a case it’s about working to right a wrong. It’s not just about how much is lost,” Greene added.

“I look at a case on the merits of the claim. An individual investor losing under $100,000 has as much right to representation as a wealthy investor losing millions,” Mr. Tepper, a former New York Assistant Attorney General and Chief Trial Counsel at the Bureau of Investor Protection and Securities, said.

The Mark A. Tepper law firm is investigating alleged claims against brokerage firms for recommending BreitBurn Energy Partners LP and/or LINN Energy LLC, LinnCo LLC. For a free case evaluation from the Mark A. Tepper law firm, email attorney Mark Tepper at askmark@marktepper.com or telephone 954-961-0096.

About Mark A. Tepper, P.A. (www.MarkTepper.com)

Attorney Mark A. Tepper has earned the reputation of “Investor Advocate” while practicing law for over 35 years representing individual investors. FINRA arbitrators have upheld stockbroker fraud claims filed by Mr. Tepper against many brokerage firms. A member of the Florida, New York and California Bars, Mr. Tepper is peer-reviewed for 16 consecutive years, AV PREEMINENT® for ethical standards and legal ability, the highest rating of lawyers in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.


Mark Hopkinson, NewsMark Public Relations
561-852-5767 mhopkinson@newsmarkpr.com