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 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 theSouth Florida Legal Guidefrom 2009-2013 and has been selected bySuper Lawyersmagazine since 2006. He is rated AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5* and has been listed inBest Lawyers in Americafrom 2008-2014. Brad was also listed inChambers & 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 regulatory actions and investigations
Awards & Recognition
•Listed,TheBest 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,South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers in South Florida, 2009-2014
•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2014
•Listed,The Legal 500 United States, 2013
•Team Member, aLaw360Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2011 & 2013
•Listed,Chambers USA Guide, National - Securities Law, 2007-2008
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , 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.
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
Associated News & Events
07.03.14 Nine Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Boca Raton and West Palm Beach Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
07.02.14 98 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
04.18.14 6 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
08.15.13 12 Attorneys in West Palm Beach and 7 Attorneys in Boca Raton from Greenberg Traurig Named Among 'Best Lawyers in America' 2014
06.21.13 Greenberg Traurig Ranked in 2013 Legal 500 United States Guide; Recommended as 'Top Tier' Firm in Real Estate
06.20.13 Nine Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Palm Beach County Named 2013 Florida Super Lawyers
11.20.12 Greenberg Traurig Receives Most Overall First-Tier Rankings for Florida in the 2013 U.S. News - Best Lawyers 'Best Law Firm' Listings
11.01.12 Greenberg Traurig Receives Most Overall First-Tier Rankings in the 2013 U.S. News - Best Lawyers 'Best Law Firm' Listings
09.14.12 10 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in South Florida Listed as 'Lawyers of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America
12.30.13 How 'Big Law' Can Reinvigorate the Practice of Law (Also at Boca Raton Office)