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Braden Martin Perry

Federal regulation Attorney at Kansas City, MO

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  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 2 years
    Kansas - KS 21 years
    Missouri - MO 21 years
  • Licensed for 2 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2022
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State KS
    Acquired 2003
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State MO
    Acquired 2002
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Federal regulation
    Kennyhertz Perry integrates broad regulatory expertise, including compliance and enforcement, with the transactional practices to which that expertise is critical. We are called upon by businesses who need help navigating current and future regulatory challenges stemming from the global financial crisis.

  2. Litigation
    Kennyhertz Perry handles significant disputes for a broad spectrum of financial institutions, major commercial, industrial and service corporations and high net worth individuals involving state and federal cases, as well as parallel proceedings before criminal, administrative, and regulatory agencies.

  3. Securities and investment fraud
    Kennyhertz Perry advises clients on a wide range of securities, commodities, and derivatives regulatory matters. Kennyhertz Perry has experience in all types of derivative transactions and design structures to meet clients’ specific trading, financial and/or credit needs. The roots of the practice are in the commodities markets, where Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry spent time as a Senior Trial Attorney with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

  4. White collar crime
    Kennyhertz Perry represents individual and corporate clients faced with the increased use of criminal investigations and enforcement to address business practices, particularly as they relate to financial issues. Mr. Perry brings his enforcement experience as well as his substantial prior experience in white collar criminal defense practice, and as a firm, we represent corporate clients and individual officers and directors at every stage of government investigations and enforcement actions.

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.


Kennyhertz Perry, LLC
420 Nichols Road, Suite 207
Suite 207
Kansas City, MO, 64112


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Work Experience

  • Co-Founder/Partner
  • Kennyhertz Perry, LLC
  • 2011 - Present
  • Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance/CCO
  • Mariner Holdings, LLC
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Senior Trial Attorney
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • 2008 - 2010
  • Attorney
  • Blackwell Sanders
  • 2002 - 2008
  • Lecturer
  • Emporia State University
  • 2001 - 2002
  • Judicial Clerkship Clinic
  • United States District Court, District of Kansasa
  • 2001 - 2002
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  • University of Kansas School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2002
  • Kansas State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1999


  • City of Mission Hills, KS
  • Councilmember
  • 2015 - Present
  • Kansas City Securities Association
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Leadership Kansas
  • Class of 2016
  • 2016 - 2016

Honors and Awards

  • Best in Securities Law – Missouri
  • Acquisition International Hedge Fund Awards
  • 2017
  • Best in Securities Law – Missouri
  • Acquisition International Hedge Fund Awards
  • 2016
  • Investment Due Diligence Law Firm of the Year - Midwest
  • Global Fund Awards
  • 2016
  • Best Securities Law Firm
  • I-Invest Single Manager Awards
  • 2016
  • 20 Best Litigation Attorneys in Kansas City
  • Expertise
  • 2016
  • Ones to Watch in 2017
  • Corporate Vision
  • 2016
  • Best in Securities Law - Missouri
  • Acquisition International Hedge Fund Awards
  • 2015
  • Most Commercially Minded Attorneys - US
  • Alternative Investment Awards
  • 2015
  • Best Alternative Investment Law Firm - Missouri
  • Alternative Investment Awards
  • 2015
  • Securities Law Firm of the Year - USA
  • Corporate LiveWire
  • 2015
  • Investment Due Diligence Law Firm of the Year – Midwest
  • Corporate LiveWire Global Fund Awards
  • 2015
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  • Kansas City Business Magazine
  • “Doing Time: White-Collar Sentencing has Varied Since 2005 Ruling
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Coleman Research Group Presentation
  • Analyzing the Current Swaps Marketplace as Regulators Look Poised to Ensure Anonymity for Traders
  • 2015
  • Kansas Attorney General Annual CLE
  • The Rise (and Fall?) of Bitcoin: The Evolving Legal and Regulatory Issues with Cryptocurrency
  • 2014
  • Compliance University
  • Reputational Risk and Your Bank: Creating a Compliance Plan to Conform to Scrutiny
  • 2014
  • Lunch Lecture
  • FINRA Rules for Communications with the Public
  • 2013
  • KCMBA Securities Committee
  • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Prevention, Defense, and its Impact on Business
  • 2013
  • KCMBA Securities Committee
  • MF Global: Legal Consequences of its Collapse
  • 2012
  • Kansas Paralegal Association Annual Seminar
  • Electronic Discovery, an Attorney’s Point of View
  • 2007
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Kansas City Federal regulation Lawyer Braden Martin Perry
Braden Martin Perry
Federal regulation Attorney
Kansas City, MO
Licensed for 21 years