About The Firm

Frederick M. Lehrer, Attorney and Counselor at Law, has a national and international law practice that specializes in securities and corporate matters. Mr. Lehrer brings to his practice the skills developed over 9 years as an Enforcement Attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), combined with 3 years as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, and followed by 16 years in private practice. Mr. Lehrer counsels his clients on SEC disclosure issues and obligations, including SEC periodic and other reports, SEC registration statements and proxy statements, "going public" matters and private placement memoranda.

SEC Experience

Mr. Lehrer draws upon 9 years of experience as an attorney in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Division of Enforcement investigating and prosecuting fraudulent schemes and other violations of the federal securities laws.

United States Attorney Experience

For 3 years, Mr. Lehrer was a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida in its Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach offices. While serving in this role, he participated in prosecuting cases involving securities fraud, insider trading and mail and wire fraud case.

SEC/US Attorney Cases

  • Fraudulent revenue and net income projections.
  • Fraud and corporate reporting violations.
  • Fraud and illegal touting by a stock newsletter writer.
  • Excessive markups of municipal bonds.
  • Fraud by registered representatives.
  • Recklessness by a sales agent in the sale of stock to overseas citizens.
  • Securities fraud, SEC reporting violations, fraudulent financial statements.
  • Securities fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, insider trading, money laundering, obstruction of justice.
  • Misappropriation, securities fraud, broker-dealer books/records violations.
  • Accountant liability, fraudulent financial statements.
  • Securities fraud, fraudulent financial statements, reporting violations, illegal insider trading.
  • Fraudulent sale of unregistered promissory note securities.
  • Fraud in the sale of unregistered securities.
  • Failure to supervise registered representatives.
  • Distribution of fraudulent press releases.
  • Net capital violations by a securities broker-dealer.
  • Fraudulent distribution of Canadian stocks.
  • Sale of unregistered securities by government securities dealer.
  • Fraudulent financial statements.
  • Ponzi Scheme
  • Sale of unregistered securities by registered representative.
  • Unregistered securities sales by registered representatives.
  • Misrepresentation in the sale of limited partnership interests.
  • Unregistered securities sales by unregistered brokers.
  • Sale of unregistered securities by registered representatives.
  • Misappropriation and fraud by a broker-dealer.