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As an attorney for more than 20 years, Brian Kennedy founded his law practice after working for several years as a Senior Assistant District Attorney in the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office, and the Office of Special Narcotics in Manhattan. In that role, Mr. Kennedy dealt with the most serious drug cases and narcotics investigations, as well as violent crimes. He prosecuted several thousands of criminal cases, brought hundreds of indictments, and took many of those cases to trial and verdict.
Since then, Mr. Kennedy has served as defense counsel in thousands of criminal cases, and also took many of those cases to trial and verdict. In addition, Mr. Kennedy has represented customers against almost all the big investment firms and brokers for trading abuses including fraud, unauthorized trading, unapproved trading, unsuitable investments, churning, and other claims. Furthermore, Mr. Kennedy has represented traders, brokers, and other securities industry professionals who were unfairly fired, denied their bonus and other compensation, or want their U-4/U-5 record expunged. He has appeared before arbitration forums including FINRA, NASD, NYSE, NFA, and AAA.
Mr. Kennedy has appeared in TV newscasts, radio, and newspapers, and is active in Bar associations including the New York State Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers' Association.
During his varied legal career, Mr. Kennedy has earned a top secret security clearance and worked with the Central Intelligence Agency, and has worked as in-house counsel to one of the largest private restaurant development companies in the U.S. Apart from the law, Mr. Kennedy was a trader with his own seat on the floor of the commodities futures exchange in the former World Trade Center.
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