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
Memberships The Florida Bar (Member, Vision 2016 Commission, Comprehensive Study of the Future Practice of Law, 2013-2016).

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

Brad 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 virtually every major broker/dealer in virtually 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

Professional & Community Involvement

· Board of Directors, SunFest

· Member, Vision 2016 Commission (Comprehensive Study of the Future Practice of Law), Florida Bar, 2013-2016

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), and Securities; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation, 2008-2014=
- "Lawyer of the Year," West Palm Beach Securities / Capital Markets Law, 2013

· Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2013

· Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, "Top Lawyers," 2009-2013

· Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2013

· Team Member, a Law360 "Employment Practice Group of the Year," 2011

· Listed, Chambers USA Guide, National - Securities Law, 2007-2008

· Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications

· Frequent speaker at Securities Litigation and Arbitration Conferences, including the Practicing Law Institute, The American Conference Institute and the Securities Industry Association

· 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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