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Michael Blackburn, Esq.


Senior Attorney

Practice Areas

  • SEC and State Regulatory Counsel
  • FINRA Regulatory Counsel
  • Corporate Law, Governance and Due Diligence
  • Intellectual Property and Real Estate Law
  • Anti-Money Laundering Programs

 

Bar & Court Admissions

New York

 

Education

J.D., Touro Law School

B.A., Hofstra University

 

Professional Licenses

FIRNA Series 7, 24, 63, 99 and ACAMS Certified (Inactive Status)  

Michael Blackburn, Esq. serves as a Senior Attorney at Jacko Law Group, PC (“JLG”) where he delivers comprehensive guidance to financial industry clients with complex business models to meet the needs of our diverse clientele. He brings significant regulatory counsel and securities experience that allows him to provide advice in connection with a wide range of business and regulatory legal matters to meet corporate objectives. Mr. Blackburn is passionate about providing guidance on regulatory compliance matters while offering a business-centric approach to our clients.

As a results-driven attorney, his counsel aligns with the sophistication of his clients. Having previously held multiple Senior Compliance and in-house counsel roles throughout his career, Mr. Blackburn assists clients with all regulatory compliance matters, including SEC, FINRA, and State regulatory and enforcement counsel, development of compliance programs, including policies and procedures, supervisory programs, anti-money laundering programs, and more. His extensive experience in the private fund and broker-dealer space enables him to strategically advocate for his clients and position them to achieve their strategic business objectives.

Prior to joining JLG, Mr. Blackburn served as outside general counsel for TENICA and Associates LLC, where he oversaw legal matters to the well-known IT-consulting firm, including Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Corporate Law matters. Before that, Mr. Blackburn served as Senior Vice President of Compliance and a Chief Compliance Officer for multiple investment advisory and broker dealer firms in New York, including Rockefeller Capital Management, PJ Solomon Securities LLC, and DeMatteo Research LLC. It was within these positions that he developed a deep passion an understanding for the financial securities industry.

Mr. Blackburn received his Juris Doctor from Touro Law School, where he received the CALI Award for Oral Argument Skill and was the Editor of the Law Review. He is currently admitted with the NY State Bar.

Practice Areas

  • SEC and State Regulatory Counsel
  • FINRA Regulatory Counsel
  • Corporate Law, Governance and Due Diligence
  • Intellectual Property and Real Estate Law
  • Anti-Money Laundering Programs

 

Bar & Court Admissions

New York

 

Education

J.D., Touro Law School

B.A., Hofstra University

 

Professional Licenses

FIRNA Series 7, 24, 63, 99 and ACAMS Certified (Inactive Status)  

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