OUR ATTORNEYS

Our attorneys are dedicated to our clients and the strong relationships that we forge with them. Our efforts in any engagement are always aimed at exceeding client expectations. We do this through the provision of superior legal service, focused problem solving, dedication and personal attention.

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Partner

 

A founding member of the firm, Jonathan's practice is focused on securities litigation, including the resolution of civil disputes in federal and state courts, as well as in various dispute resolution forums.

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Partner

Nelson Braff began his career as a real estate attorney. Since then, he has branched out into multiple fields, including substantial experience working in the financial services industry and with small public companies. Nelson also has extensive experience in the hospitality and restaurant industries.

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Partner

James Mallios is a well known and respected advocate for the restaurant, bar and hospitality industry, notably taking on Covid-19 related difficulties faced by the industry. James also serves as "in-house counsel" for a number of bars, hotels and restaurants.

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Counsel

Constance Oberle Geoghan (“Connie”) is an award-winning attorney who has been in-house counseling global companies on matters of mergers and acquisitions, integration of acquired assets, commercial transactions, litigation, compliance, privacy, cyber-security and risk management since 2004. 

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Director of Litigation

Anna Adelstein handles a broad range of commercial disputes, securities litigation and SEC actions. She has extensive experience representing and defending members of the financial services industry and small public companies in state and federal litigations, FINRA and AAA arbitrations, regulatory matters and agency enforcement proceedings.

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Counsel

Olujimi “Jimi” Akindele’s legal practice currently focuses on enabling innovative startups and foundations to build their teams, raise funding and establish their path to growth and impact.

OTHER PROFESSIONALS

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AMANDA RANGASAMMY

Amanda just completed her first year as a JD Student at Maurice A Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. She earned her undergraduate degree at Fordham College at Rose Hill (2020) with a major in Economics; Minor in English. She intends to use this knowledge as an intern at PULLP.

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ABBIE SEBASTIANELLI

Abbie is a 2L at Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Economics and a minor in Psychology from The Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University. Abbie aspires to bring a positive attitude and work ethic as a PULLP intern.

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LEIGHTAYLOR ZUFALL

LeighTaylor is currently studying at St. John’s University School of Law. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with a minor in Philosophy from St. John’s University in 2020. LeighTaylor hopes to pursue a career focusing on corporate practice in the New York City area.

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KAYSHANA MOHANARAJ

Kayshana is a third-year at Brooklyn Law and will be graduating in May 2022. She earned her undergraduate degree from Baruch College, where she majored in Corporate Communications. Kayshana hopes to pursue a legal career in finance, regulatory compliance, or corporate governance.

NOTABLE PULLP ALUMNI

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FAUN M. PHILLIPSON

A founding member of the firm, after 16 years with PULLP, the Honorable Faun Phillipson took the bench as a Circuit Court Judge in the state of Wisconsin.