Welcome to Carmel, Milazzo & DiChiara LLP

Our legal team practices across a wide variety of transactional and litigation matters with specialties in securities litigation, commercial litigation and corporate law.

Our Mission

We take great pride in our ability to offer our clients a unique blend of exceptional, large firm expertise and focused boutique firm service. We quickly recognize the specific, pertinent issues facing our clients and diligently apply clear and focused strategies to reach their objectives. Our experienced attorneys provide strategic and dedicated counsel to individuals and small and mid-sized corporations in complex business and commercial transactions and disputes.

Located in the heart of Manhattan, the firm reflects the sophistication of the business and financial capital of the world. With over 40 years combined experience, our committed and skilled attorneys represent a broad client base including individuals, start-ups, small and mid-sized private companies, public companies, brokers, broker-dealers, private equity firms and hedge funds.

The corporate practice areas of our New York office include public and private offerings, securities and capital markets, SEC compliance, Exchange Act Reporting and compliance, and formation of corporations and business entities.
Our litigation practice represents clients in high-profile securities and complex commercial matters.

Why Choose Carmel, Milazzo & DiChiara LLP

Our attorneys are dedicated to exceptional client representation.
We are experienced, skilled, creative and innovative, and have an
in-depth understanding of today’s complex legal, financial and commercial marketplaces in which our clients do business.

Quality Legal Services

We provide exceptional, personally tailored representation to clients in the financial sector, as well as a broad range of other industries.

Experienced Counsel

CMD has a combined 40+ years of experience in representing clients in corporate transactions, and business and commercial disputes. Our team has significant experience in all phases of litigation in federal and state courts, as well as arbitration forums, from the initiation of the action through trial.

Creative Advice and Solutions

Our attorneys pride themselves on thinking “outside the box” to offer clients creative legal advice and solutions that will meet their needs and objectives.

Highest Standards of Integrity

We at CMD have a firm adherence to the highest levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical standards. Our counsel is committed to the efficient resolution of our clients’ matters while aggressively advocating on their behalf.

Areas of Practice

General Corporate Business Law

We have significant experience with handling general corporate law compliance for our clients, especially with respect to...

SEC Investigations

We represent clients in investigations, examinations and enforcement proceedings before the Securities and Exchange...

Securities Litigation

We represent individuals, public and private companies, officers, directors and underwriters in connection...


We represent clients in a wide variety of commercial disputes before arbitration tribunals where the parties have...

Capital Markets

We specialize in representing emerging growth companies, underwriters and placement agents in...

Compliance with Securities Exchange Act of 1934

We are highly specialized in Exchange Act reporting and compliance, which is...


We have expertise advising clients on corporate, securities, commodities and derivatives regulatory and operations...

Mergers & Acquisitions

We have extensive experience representing public and private companies in M&A transactions. As a result, our attorneys are a...

Banking Finance

Secured and unsecured debt financings. Finance:  Secured and unsecured debt financings...

Commercial Litigation

We represent clients in a wide variety of commercial disputes between or among businesses and...

FINRA Arbitration

Our attorneys have extensive experience representing broker-dealers and FINRA members before FINRA...

Shareholder/Partnership Disputes

Carmel, Milazzo & DiChiara represent partners and shareholders in connection with disputes arising between and among...

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Case Description

Legal News

The Unjustified Fear of Utility Tokens

Raising capital through tokens, whether it’s an investment strategy or a form of “Kickstarter” type ...

CMD Partner Ross Carmel Quoted By The Real Deal Regarding The Cushman Wakefield IPO


CMD with co-counsel has filed a lawsuit against Walmart on behalf of Ecoark Holdings, Inc. and Zest Labs, Inc. seeking over $2 billion in damages.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zest Labs™, an AgTech company modernizing ...

CMD represents Alexander Capital and WallachBeth Capital in the IPO of Summit Semiconductor, Inc. on to the Nasdaq

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, July 27, 2018 -- Summit Semiconductor, a technology company that delivers ...