Christine Lazaro joined the St. John’s University School of Law
in 2007 as a Supervising Attorney with the Securities Arbitration
Clinic. At the Clinic, Ms. Lazaro supervises students representing
investors in arbitration claims against broker-dealers and brokers.
Ms. Lazaro also teaches Broker-Dealer Regulation. She is also a
faculty advisor for the Moot Court Honor Society, and coaches the
St. John’s School of Law Annual Willem C. Vis International
Commercial Arbitration Moot team.
Ms. Lazaro holds a B.A. from New York University and a J.D. from
Fordham Law School. After graduating from law school and prior to
joining St. John’s, she was an associate at Davidson & Grannum,
LLP, representing broker-dealers and individual brokers in disputes
with clients in both arbitration and mediation, and handling
employment law cases and debt collection cases. She was the lead
attorney in advising broker-dealers regarding investment contracts
they had with various municipalities and government entities. Ms.
Lazaro is also currently Of Counsel to the Law Offices of Brent A.
Ms. Lazaro is admitted to the United States District Courts for
the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New
York, and the District of New Jersey and the New York and New
Jersey State Bars. She is a member of the New York City Bar
Association, the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA), the
New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and
the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA). She
chairs PIABA’s SRO Committee, is a member of the advisory panel of
PIABA’s Legislation Committee, and serves on PIABA’s Fiduciary and
Arbitration Committees. She also serves on the Securities
Litigation and Arbitration Committee with the NYS Bar Association
and the Securities and Exchanges Committee with NYCLA.