National law firm Polsinelli welcomes Paul J. Roshka, a commercial litigator with extensive experience in prosecution and defense claims alleging violations of federal and state securities laws. Roshka represents clients before the SEC, the Arizona Securities Division and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA.) He has defended businesses and individuals in numerous disciplinary and enforcement matters originating out of SEC and FINRA offices across the country, and has handled securities industry arbitrations and mediations in jurisdictions nationwide.
“We are pleased to add an attorney of Paul’s caliber to our litigation team,” said Robert A. Henderson, Chair of Financial and Fiduciary Litigation practice. “His depth of experience as an accomplished commercial and securities litigator and his ability to resolve complex disputes is a terrific complement to our national litigation team.”
Roshka joins a national team of nearly 30 attorneys in Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Phoenix, St. Louis and Wilmington who serve clients with financial and fiduciary litigation matters. Trained in alternative dispute resolution, Roshka also has an active mediation practice dedicated to assisting with a wide variety of business disputes. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration Panel and serves as a designated mediator for the Arizona Association of Realtors®.
A long-standing member of the Phoenix community, Roshka is dedicated to positively impacting the lives of children and their families. He has provided leadership on numerous significant charitable efforts that have directly and positively impacted the lives of thousands of Arizonans. Roshka is a Chairman Emeritus of Phoenix Children’s Hospital, a Past Chairman of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation, Past Chairman of the Children’s Cancer Center and Past Chairman of Phoenix Suns Charities. Roshka is currently on the Boards of Xavier College Preparatory School and Southwest Human Development, an organization that provides early development services to 135,000 children and families each year.
Among Roshka’s many distinctions are his selection as Lawyer of the Year for Securities Litigation in Phoenix by Best Lawyers in America 2013, as well as his selection for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America each year since 2005 in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement, and Litigation-Securities. Roshka earned his B.S. from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law. He received his training in Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law’s Straus Institute.