Bradford D. Kaufman: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Bradford D. Kaufman

Vice President; Treasurer; Co-Chair, Securities Litigation Group
West Palm Beach,  FL  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group
Contact InfoTelephone: 561.650.7901
Fax: 561.655.6222
University Florida State University, B.S., Criminology, 1982; National Moot Court Board, Member; Dana Merit Scholar; American Jurisprudence Award
Law SchoolStetson University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1986
Admitted1987, Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; Supreme Court of the United States

Professional & Community Involvement
•Board of Directors, SunFest
•Member, Vision 2016 Commission (Comprehensive Study of the Future Practice of Law), Florida Bar, 2013-2016

BornNew York, N.Y., March 24, 1960

Brad D. Kaufman is the Vice President and Treasurer of Greenberg Traurig. He is also Co-Chair of the Securities Litigation Group and leads the firm's Associate Development Program.

He focuses his practice on securities litigation and regulatory actions and has represented major broker/dealers, investment banks and investment advisors in all aspects of their business, including traditional litigation in state and federal court as well as arbitrations.

Brad has defended both securities class actions and shareholder derivative claims. He has appeared as counsel in securities cases in most of the Federal Circuit Courts in the United States as well as before the United States Supreme Court. He has represented his clients in regulatory proceedings, arbitrations and administrative actions before FINRA, the New York Stock Exchange, National Association of Securities Dealers, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, National Futures Association, American Stock Exchange, Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Brad has been listed as a “Top Lawyer” by the South Florida Legal Guide from 2009-2013 and has been selected by Super Lawyers magazine since 2006. He is rated AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5* and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America from 2008-2014. Brad was also listed in Chambers & Partners USA Guide, an annual listing of the leading business lawyers and law firms in the world, from 2007-2008. He frequently speaks at Securities Litigation and Arbitration Conferences, including the Practicing Law Institute, The American Conference Institute and many others.

Brad received his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law and his B.S. from Florida State University.

Areas of Concentration

•Securities litigation
• Securities regulatory actions and investigations
• Employment law

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer, 2009-2015
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), and Securities; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation, 2008-2015
•Named, Lawyer of the Year, Securities / Capital Markets Law, West Palm Beach, 2013 and 2015
•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Litigation - Securities - Shareholder Litigation, 2013-2014
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2014
•Team Member, a Law360 Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2011 & 2013
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, National - Securities Law, 2007-2008
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

AV, BV, AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

03.04.15 Greenberg Traurig Launches Blog Focused on the Summer Associate Experience

01.21.15 51 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized by South Florida Legal Guide

08.20.14 18 Greenberg Traurig Boca Raton and West Palm Beach Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers In America 2015

08.19.14 129 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015

08.18.14 26 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2015 'Lawyers of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America

07.15.14 Greenberg Traurig Ranked in 2014 Legal 500 United States Guide

07.03.14 Nine Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Boca Raton and West Palm Beach Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers

07.02.14 96 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers

04.18.14 5 Members of International Law Firm Greenberg Traurig Will Lace Up to Run the 2014 Boston Marathon

08.16.13 Greenberg Traurig Vice President Brad Kaufman to Serve on The Florida Bar's Commission: Vision 2016 on the Future Practice of Law

Published Articles

12.30.13 How 'Big Law' Can Reinvigorate the Practice of Law

Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Frequent speaker at Securities Litigation and Arbitration Conferences, including the Practicing Law Institute, The American Conference Institute and the Securities Industry Association
•Co-Author, How 'Big Law' Can Reinvigorate the Practice of Law, Law Practice Today, December 2013
•Quoted, Calling All Unemployed Law Grads: Greenberg is Hiring, The American Lawyer, October 21, 2013
•Quoted, A Buyer's Market: Cutbacks in Law Firm Hiring and Smaller Salaries Made Job Hunting a Hard Slog for Many New Associates, Daily Business Review, September 10, 2012 (Also at Boca Raton Office)


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Office Information

Bradford D. Kaufman

777 South Flagler Drive, Suite 300 East
West Palm BeachFL 33401


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