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Marc J. Ross Selected Top Ten Lawyer by Chartis Insurance

Founding Member of Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Honored for Excellence in Legal Service

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 7, 2009) - Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP (SRFF) announced today that one of the firm's founding members, Marc J. Ross, has been named a Top Ten Lawyer by Chartis Insurance (Chartis). Chartis, a global insurance leader, with a 90-year history, serving more than 40 million clients in over 160 countries and jurisdictions, insures many of America's brokerage firms and registered persons associated with those firms.

Annually, Chartis honors ten lawyers who have provided outstanding legal service to the Chartis member companies and its insureds. Mr. Ross will be honored at the Annual Meeting of the Defense Research Institute ("DRI") to be held on October 7, 2009, in Chicago, Illinois. DRI is the international organization of attorneys defending the interests of businesses and individuals in civil litigation.

Marc Ross advises public and private companies, investors, high net-worth individuals, brokerage firms and registered persons throughout the United States and internationally. Mr. Ross also represents clients across the U.S. in both Federal and State courts. His expertise includes highly complex federal securities cases, including high-profile, multi-district class actions. Additionally, Mr. Ross advises clients in arbitration proceedings before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and other agencies, including the American Arbitration Association (AAA), and he counsels clients subject to civil regulatory and criminal investigations, including investigations by FINRA, SEC, State Attorneys' Offices, and U.S. Attorneys' Offices.

About Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP provides experienced professional representation in all matters involving the securities industry as well as general corporate and litigation matters. The Firm's areas of expertise include corporate and commercial transactions, securities litigation, arbitration, administrative practice before regulatory agencies, mergers and acquisitions and broker-dealer regulation. The Firm also has a nationally ranked PIPEs practice, which has been ranked number #1 as the most active PIPE issuer law firm from 2004 through the present, and also has a specialized Asian and Israeli practice groups. For more information about the firm, visit

Contact Information: Contact: Marc Ross 212-930-9700