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Overview

Gregg Breitbart serves as KDV’s co-managing partner of our Florida offices, and is the co-chair of the Firm’s Financial Services Practice Group. Mr. Breitbart focuses his practice on securities arbitration and litigation; securities regulatory and enforcement matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and state regulatory authorities; employment litigation; directors & officers (D&O) litigation; corporate governance matters; and related commercial litigation and counseling.

Mr. Breitbart has more than 30 years of experience. Prior to joining KDV, he served as a partner at a Wall Street-based law firm representing corporate and individual clients in securities-related matters, including arbitration, litigation and regulatory proceedings. Preceding that position, Mr. Breitbart served as the general counsel of a regional broker-dealer and investment bank, with more than 300 associated persons. In that role, Mr. Breitbart handled a wide range of matters including securities regulatory and enforcement issues with the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA and various state regulatory authorities; securities arbitration and litigation on behalf of the firm and its representatives; employment-related disputes, litigation and arbitration; and related commercial litigation and counseling. Prior to that position, Mr. Breitbart was a partner with an international law firm located in Miami, Florida, where his practice focused on representing clients in securities litigation and arbitrations, regulatory investigations and proceedings, and commercial litigation.

Mr. Breitbart began his legal career in New York with one of the nation’s oldest law firms, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, where he participated in a variety of commercial matters, including litigation (securities/broker-dealer, corporate governance, employment) and corporate finance (CMO’s, sale-leaseback transactions and other securitized finance transactions).

Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court
    • Southern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals
    • Eleventh Circuit
    • Middle District of Florida

Education

  • University of Miami – J.D.
    • University of Miami Law Review, Associate Editor
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill – B.A

Professional Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Recognition

  • Florida Super Lawyers (2016)
Super Lawyers Martindale Hubbel AV Preeminent Law 360