Kurt E. Lentz

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  • The University of Georgia School of Law, JD, cum laude, Articles Editor, Journal of Intellectual Property Law, 2007
  • The University of Georgia, AB, Economics and Political Science, 2004
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  • Georgia

Kurt’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, with an emphasis on securities litigation and regulatory and enforcement matters. He has experience representing clients in the financial services industry in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings. Kurt also has experience representing accounting firms in accountant’s liability cases and representing clients in federal tax controversy matters.

Kurt also counsels Fintech clients on legal and regulatory compliance matters related to financial services products.

Kurt Lentz
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Atlanta, GA 30309-3534

Representation of broker dealers in FINRA investigations involving alleged sales practice violations and supervisory controls.

Representation of broker dealer in FINRA investigation involving alleged overvaluation of bonds concentrated in mortgage-backed securities.

Representation of Big 4 accounting firm in SEC investigation of oil and gas company’s derivatives accounting.

Representation of Big 4 accounting firm in DOJ investigation of audit relating to mortgage-backed securities.

Author, "Are we heading toward Basic Writ Small?," ABA Section of Litigation, Professional Liability, March 2014
Co-author, "Avoiding Benefit of the Bargain' Damages in Letters of Intent," Business Law Today, October 2010