Ms. Kassouf is uniquely positioned to offer arbitration and mediation services.
She is certified in Georgia as an Arbitrator and Mediator having completed the required training via Henning Mediation and Arbitration, Atlanta, GA. (35 hours) and also completed the ABA Annual Arbitration Training Institute in Chicago, in 2022 (9.5 hours).
She has been trained and has practiced as an independent arbitrator for FINRA since 2017 and has made awards involving complex matters such as deferred compensation plans, employee loan repayment obligations, expungement and has participated in over 60 hearings as a neutral. (She served with FINRA neutral Chairs Barbara Black, Esq. and Jim Hoover, Esq.) In 2021, she also advised a law firm in preparing for an arbitration matter involving their medical small cap company client.
She is a member of the American Bar Association and its Dispute Resolution Section and the Atlanta International Arbitration Society.
She has passed both the Texas (#11106070) and New York bar (#1778901).
She has had experience in drafting and executing investment and broker legal agreements while working for a Texas insurance entity, under the review of the General Counsel of such insurance entity.
She has practiced as a securities lawyer at Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon, NYC, where she worked on public debt and equity offerings and generated 2 clients.
Securities Licenses: Series 24, General Securities Principal; Series 63, Securities Agent; Series 62, Corporate Securities; Series 54, Municipal Principal; Series 50, Municipal Advisor
She has a wealth of business experience upon which to draw that includes:
We are not siloed to a specific product as is the case with larger firms. The number of years that we have worked on financings, over 30, provides us a framework to be creative as we have ‘seen a thing or two’.