THE BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT LAW ATTORNEY
Bradd Milove is one of the nation’s more experienced business and securities attorneys. During his 35 year legal career, Bradd has successfully represented many hundreds of clients, including high net worth investors let down by their financial advisers, business owners and employees from various industries and victims of fraud. Bradd’s long law career has been a natural extension of his early family life and formal education in Connecticut. His father was a Wall Street stockbroker throughout the recessions of the 70’s and the genesis of the modern stock brokerage industry throughout the 1980’s. In 1981 Bradd received undergraduate degrees in Finance and French from the University of Connecticut, and in 1984 the Juris Doctorate was bestowed by San Diego’s wonderful California Western School of Law. During law school Bradd also worked nearly full time as a law clerk on national securities fraud class actions pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. After graduating from “Cal Western”, he served as a prosecutor and trial attorney in the Criminal Division of the San Diego City Attorney’s office.
In January 1986 Mr. Milove became a founding partner of Miller & Milove, a civil litigation law firm focusing on business and securities law, and thereafter served as the managing partner of Miller, Milove & Kob until 2005. During this time, the law firm carried the highest professional rating based on peer review as reported by Martindale Hubbell – the premier attorney rating service. Since 1995, Mr. Milove has also served as an Arbitrator resolving disputes for the American Arbitration Association in Securities and Commercial Arbitration cases.
Mr. Milove wrote for the California Western International Law Journal and since became a noted Business Litigation and Securities Arbitration Attorney who has appeared in various financial publications including Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Bond Buyer and the New York Times as well as the Business sections of the San Diego Union Tribune, Orange County Register, Los Angeles Times, San Diego Reader, La Jolla Light, Del Mar Times, Rancho Sante Fe Review and other publications in Texas, Florida, Chicago, San Diego and Orange County California. Over the years Mr. Milove has been retained in many complex and diverse investment, business, contract and personal injury related matters.
Mr. Milove’s primary focus is representing parties to complex business related disputes and investors who have lost their savings, retirement or pension assets when financial advisers, insurance agents, real estate promoters, stockbrokers, accountants, trustees, fiduciaries, fund managers, money managers or investment salespeople mishandle their funds. He has represented many hundreds of investors in securities arbitration or mediation proceedings before FINRA, the NASD, JAMS, NYSE and American Arbitration Association, in various Federal and State Superior Court proceedings and in Class Action cases pending throughout the United States involving a wide breadth of fraudulent investment schemes. Mr. Milove has also represented construction companies, subcontractors, family trusts, employees, property owners, securities corporations, partnerships and others in a broad spectrum of business matters. His practice has extended also to the representation of international investors seeking recovery of investment losses in the U.S., drawing on his educational experiences from the Ecole Superieure de Commerce (Rouen, France), the University of Salzburg, Austria and internship with J.C. Goldsmith et Associes (Paris, France).
Cases handled by Mr. Milove throughout the years required the analysis of a broad range of business matters and unlawful conduct involving investments, real estate private placements, 1031 exchange/TIC losses, life insurance policies and annuities, securities accounts, financial mismanagement of retirement accounts, bonds and exotic credit instruments, unsuitable trading, options, derivatives, excessive margin trading schemes, annuities, commodities, Fiduciary fraud, Elder Abuse, real estate development disputes, various forms of fraudulent investment contracts, oil and gas deals, limited partnerships, Initial Public Offerings, start-ups and a multitude of schemes that were designed to take advantage business people and investors.
Bradd volunteered for years as a youth soccer, basketball and baseball coach and is a supporter of various classical and modern performing arts and artists. He is a founder of Band Together SD (“Musicians helping San Diego families one at a time.”), a supporter of sports activities for special needs individuals and has engaged in fund raising for Alzheimer’s and spinal injury research and related family and victim assistance.