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Braden Perry, is a regulatory and government investigations attorney with Kennyhertz Perry, LLC. Mr. Perry has the unique tripartite experience of a white collar criminal defense and government compliance, investigations, and litigation attorney at a national law firm; a senior enforcement attorney at a federal regulatory agency; and the Chief Compliance Officer/Chief Regulatory Attorney of a global  financial institution. Mr. Perry has extensive experience advising clients in CFTC inquiries and investigations, particularly in enforcement matters involving data issues. He couples his technical knowledge and experience defending clients in front of federal agencies with a broad-based understanding of compliance from an institutional and regulatory perspective. Mr. Perry is a frequent contributor to financial and legal publications, including Law 360,, Institutional Investor,, Value Walk, and NerdWallet.


Practice areas


  1. Federal Regulation: 30%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. White Collar Crime: 20%
  4. Investment Fraud: 20%


Payment types:

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Contact info

Kennyhertz Perry, LLC

420 Nichols Road, Suite 207
Suite 207
Kansas City, MO, 64112


KSAuthorized to practice law200308/07/2016
MOGood Standing, Active200201/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best in Securities Law - MissouriAcquisition International Hedge Fund Awards2015
Most Commercially Minded Attorneys - USAlternative Investment Awards2015
Best Alternative Investment Law Firm - MissouriAlternative Investment Awards2015
Securities Law Firm of the Year - USACorporate LiveWire2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Co-Founder/PartnerKennyhertz Perry, LLC2011 - Present
Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance/CCOMariner Holdings, LLC2010 - 2011
Senior Trial AttorneyU.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission2008 - 2010
AttorneyBlackwell Sanders2002 - 2008
LecturerEmporia State University2001 - 2002
Judicial Clerkship ClinicUnited States District Court, District of Kansasa2001 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kansas City Securities AssociationBoard Member2013 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
ComplianceCrossing.comHow to Become Successful in Compliance2013
Kansas City Business Magazine“Doing Time: White-Collar Sentencing has Varied Since 2005 Ruling2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kansas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Kansas State UniversityJournalism and Mass CommunicationBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Knowledge Congress Live Webcast SeriesCFTC’s Financial Market Reform in 2015: Boon or Bane?2015
Coleman Research Group PresentationAnalyzing the Current Swaps Marketplace as Regulators Look Poised to Ensure Anonymity for Traders2015
Lend360Peer to Peer: Innovation and Regulation2014
Kansas City Compliance GroupReg S-ID: Identity Theft Red Flag Rules2014
Kansas Attorney General Annual CLEThe Rise (and Fall?) of Bitcoin: The Evolving Legal and Regulatory Issues with Cryptocurrency2014
Compliance UniversityReputational Risk and Your Bank: Creating a Compliance Plan to Conform to Scrutiny2014
Lunch LectureFINRA Rules for Communications with the Public2013
KCMBA Securities CommitteeThe Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Prevention, Defense, and its Impact on Business2013
Lunch LectureThe Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Prevention, Defense, and its Impact on Business2012
KCMBA Securities CommitteeMF Global: Legal Consequences of its Collapse2012
Kansas Paralegal Association Annual SeminarElectronic Discovery, an Attorney’s Point of View2007