John Dunn Gordinier Allegedly Was Negligent in Relation to the Suitability of Certain Energy Investments; $500K in Damages Have Been Requested

John Gordinier allegedly was negligent in relation to the suitability of certain energy investments, all according to a customer complaint disclosed in publicly available records maintained by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

The investor rights lawyers at Goldman Scarlato & Penny law firm are investigating Mr. Gordinier’s conduct to determine whether any investors may have claims for alleged negligence. Investors may contact investor rights attorney Alan Rosca to provide information or inquire about their legal options.

A customer dispute filed on January 8, 2018 has alleged negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, negligent supervision, and breach of contract in relation to the suitability of certain energy investments, FINRA notes.

Said claim is pending and has requested damages of $500,000, FINRA states.

John Gordinier has Spent 24 Years in the Securities industry and Has Been Registered with JJB Hilliard WL Lyons in Louisville, Kentucky Since 1993

John Gordinier has spent 24 years in the securities industry and has been registered with JJB Hilliard WL Lyons in Louisville, Kentucky since 1993, FINRA reports.

John Gordinier is a registered broker and investment adviser with 24 US states and territories: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and Washington. He is also registered with three self-regulatory organizations: FINRA, NYSE American LLC, and the New York Stock Exchange.

Brokerage firms such as JJB Hilliard WL Lyons have a responsibility to adequately supervise all of their registered representatives who are employed through their firm, to prevent violations of securities rules and regulations. Brokerage firms also must initiate action to ensure that their financial advisors follow all securities rules and regulations, as well as internal firm policies.  If and when brokerage firms fail to adequately supervise their registered representatives, they may be held liable for investment losses sustained by customers.

Securities Lawyer Investigating

The Goldman Scarlato & Penny PC law firm represents investors who lose money as a result of investment-related fraud or misconduct and are currently investigating John Gordinier’s alleged negligence in relation to the suitability of certain energy investments. The firm takes most cases of this type on a contingency fee basis and advance the case costs, and only gets paid for their fees and costs out of money recovered for clients. Attorney Alan Rosca, a securities lawyer and adjunct professor of securities regulation, has represented thousands of victimized investors across the country and around the world in cases ranging from arbitrations to securities class actions.

If you or a loved one or a friend has lost money investing with John Gordinier, you may contact attorney Alan Rosca or his colleagues for a free no-obligation evaluation of their recovery options, at 888-998-0530, via email at, or through the contact form on this webpage.

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