Nicholas Bruno


  • Tyler Yagman & Nicholas Bruno, Comment Letter on Proposed Rule: Amending the “Accredited Investor” Definition (Mar.15, 2020)
  • SEC Accredited Investor, 17 C.F.R. § 230.215 (2020) (citing to note 231 within the Final Rule)
  • Nicholas Bruno, et al., Comment Letter on Policy Statement: Custody of Digital Asset Securities by Special Purpose Broker-Dealers (Apr. 12, 2020)


Nicholas Bruno is an associate in the Firm’s New York office where he focuses primarily on identifying, investigating, and initiating complex federal securities class actions on behalf of individual and institutional shareholders.

While attending Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Nicholas was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Business and Law.  Nicholas was also a judicial intern for the Honorable Kathleen Tomlinson, U.S.M.J., at the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, and for the Honorable Robert Miller at the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department.

Nicholas has served as Co-Chair of the Blockchain Subcommittee of the Information Technology and Cyber Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association (2020-2023).

Nicholas has also co-authored two commentary publications to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on proposed rule changes to the accredited investor definition and to investor protection mechanisms related to the facilitation of blockchain asset management at registered broker-dealers.  His work was cited in a recent SEC rule that redefined the accredited investor definition and modernized investor protection standards.