Michael A. Brady
Michael Brady joined Bass, Berry & Sims in 2007 as a Member of the firm and serves as co-chair of its Broker-Dealer & Financial Products Practice Group. For over twenty-five years, Michael has focused his practice on serving clients in the financial services industry in a wide range of matters including defending class actions and investor arbitrations, litigating non-compete and recruitment cases, and prosecuting and defending raiding claims. Michael has appeared before courts and arbitration panels throughout the country representing broker-dealers, financial institutions, investment advisers and registered representatives in disputes involving sales practices, breach of contract, complex structured products and product failure(s), selling away, raiding and employee transitions, and allegations of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and failure to supervise. He also represents firms and associated persons in regulatory examinations and proceedings brought by the SEC, FINRA and state regulators, provides compliance and employment counseling and advises clients on data breach prevention and response.
Michael is a former chair of the Securities Section of the Memphis Bar Association and has spoken at several seminars on securities litigation and arbitration topics. Michael is past Co-Chair of the ABA Securities Litigation Committee’s SRO and State Regulatory Subcommittee and past Co-Chair of its Structured Financial Products, Mutual & Hedge Fund Litigation Subcommittee. He is listed in Best Lawyers® (Securities Litigation; Arbitration), is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is a Fellow in the Memphis Bar Association.
Memphis Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association — Securities Litigation Committee; SRO and State Regulatory Subcommittee, Co-Chair; Structured Financial Products, Mutual & Hedge Fund Litigation Subcommittee, Past Co-Chair
Media Mentions & Firm News
Best Lawyers® — Memphis Litigation – Securities “Lawyer of the Year” (2024)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Arbitration; Litigation: Securities (2011-2024)
Martindale-Hubbell — AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Memphis Bar Association — Fellow