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Dennis J. Concilla

Intellectual Property, Securities


Dennis Concilla practices securities law, business law and litigation at Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP, where he provides counsel to securities broker-dealers, investment advisors, registered representatives and banking institutions. CPM’s Securities Practice Group, headed by Dennis Concilla, is nationally recognized as a leader in the field of securities recruiting law and has represented numerous national and regional securities and investment firms.

Dennis served as Legal Counsel to the Ohio Senate Majority, District Director of the 12th Ohio Congressional District and was an Assistant Attorney General for Ohio. Dennis has served as an arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers “NASD”) and trained arbitrators for the NASD. He has appeared before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and its predecessor the NASD, the New York Stock Exchange, the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Ohio Division of Securities and other state regulators.

Professional Accolades 


Dennis received his undergraduate degree (B.S.) from the University of Pittsburgh in 1973 and his law degree (J.D.) from Capital University in 1979.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Dennis is a member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, Compliance and Law Division, and the Ohio State Bar Association and a former member of the Columbus Bar Association.

Professional Recognition

Since 2010, Dennis has been recognized by Best Lawyers® peer rating service for his expertise in litigation-securities, securities/capital markets and securities regulation. He was named Best Lawyers®, “Lawyer of the Year” in Central Ohio for his securities practice (2013, 2015 and 2018-2019). Dennis was also selected to the Ohio Super Lawyers list by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2009, 2012-2013) and selected as a Columbus “Top Lawyer” (Columbus CEO’s 2017 ranking) and has a Martindale-Hubbell® top peer rating of AV Preeminent®.

Media Coverage

As a leader in the legal industry and person of interest, Dennis Concilla has been featured in extensive news coverage.

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