Brandon S. Reif founded Reif Law Group, P.C., a law firm comprised of seven talented attorneys. Mr. Reif is a trial attorney with a track record of delivering successful trial verdicts and arbitration awards. He handles cases from inception to conclusion, and he steps into cases for others at trial/arbitration. Many of Mr. Reif’s most effective results happen before trial or arbitration through persuasive writings and arguments, preventive pretrial strategies and creative settlement negotiations.
Brandon S. Reif is a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ peer-rated, an AV Preeminent™ - Judicial Edition rated, and a Client Champion Platinum™ client-rated attorney. He has been voted one of Los Angeles Magazine’s “Top Attorneys in Southern California” in 2011 to 2020 and Southern California's Super Lawyer® in 2011 to 2020 (elevated from Rising Stars® in 2015). He is among “America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 1%” in 2016 to 2020.
Mr. Reif has obtained multi-million verdicts representing plaintiffs/claimants and complete defense verdicts representing defendants/respondents. He received Top Verdict Magazine’s Top 10 Court Verdicts in California for a commercial loan trial against a real estate broker. He earned Los Angeles Daily Journal’s Top Verdict Award for a municipal bond fund jury trial. He is a frequent author, lecturer and public commentator for newsworthy topics involving securities/financial, professional liability and real estate.
Mr. Reif represents the securities and financial services industries in all types of lawsuits and arbitrations, including customer, vendor, sponsor and insurer disputes. He litigates financial product cases, shareholder derivative actions and class actions. He defends enforcement actions and investigations with government agencies and industry regulators.
Mr. Reif also has extensive experience litigating professional liability cases. He handles cases involving accountants and auditors, attorneys and law firms, architects and engineers, estate planners, financial advisors, insurance agents, agencies and issuers and real estate agents, brokers, financiers, lenders and escrow officers in civil actions, arbitrations and administrative matters.
His employment experience focuses on business disruption actions and restraining orders such as confidentiality, non-compete and non-solicit terms, and workplace transitions, U5 and defamation, discrimination, harassment, wages and wrongful termination actions.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent peer-rated||Martindale-Hubbell®||2020|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2020|
|AV Preeminent Judicial Edition-rated||Martindale-Hubbell®||2020|
|Top Attorneys in Southern California||Los Angeles Magazine||2020|
|America's Most Honored Lawyers Top 1%||American Registry||2020|
|Client Champion Platinum client-rated attorney||Martindale-Hubbell®||2020|
|Founding Partner||Reif Law Group, P.C.||2018 - Present|
|Managing Partner, Los Angeles||Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP||2009 - 2018|
|Senior Associate, Securities Enforcement||K&L Gates||2007 - 2009|
|Managing Partner||Brandon S. Reif & Associates||2007 - 2009|
|Senior Associate||Edgerton & Weaver, LLP||2002 - 2007|
|Associate||Fischbein Badillo Wagner & Harding, LLP||2000 - 2002|
|Law Clerk, Office of the General Counsel||New York Stock Exchange||1999 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Cheviot HIlls Homeowners Association||Board of Directors||2019 - Present|
|Financial Services Institute||Attorney Member||2009 - Present|
|Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association||Attorney Member||2003 - Present|
|AON Advisor Solutions||Anticipating the Flood of GBP Litigation in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic||2020|
|Reif Law Group, P.C.||Court Ruling Means That Morgan Stanley Will Face a Los Angeles Jury In Financial Elder Abuse Action||2020|
|Reif Law Group, P.C.||Reif Law Group, P.C. strengthens its reputation as the go-to trial firm for cannabis industry disputes.||2019|
|University of Miami School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|Fordham University School of Law||N/A||2000|
|SUNY Ctr at Albany||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|
|Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association||Trial Tactics,||2020|
|Annual One Voice Conference||Regulatory Update - Due Diligence||2020|
|Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association||Settlement and Mediation from the Defense Pespective||2018|
|Maurice Voce et al v. Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC||Plaintiff clients defeated defendants' motion for summary judgment|
|EM Capital, Inc. v. Ony Glo, Inc.||Verdict for plaintiff client full amount owed by defendant|
|Sergio Tellez et al v. James Shaw et al||Full defense verdict plus award for attorneys' fees and costs for client|
|Kayvan Setareh v. Shahram Elyaszadeh||Verdict for plaintiff client full amount owed by defendant|
|Jaimie Davis v. WFP Securities Corporation, et al||Full defense verdict plus award for costs and expert fees to client|
|David Wolfson v. Stockcross Financial Services, Inc.||Verdict for plaintiff client including full amount owed by defendants|
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