Brad Barrios

Attorney

Brad is an experienced litigator who has handled a wide array of business, intellectual property, and class action disputes. He is consistently recognized by his peers as one of the leading business litigators in Florida. Brad is also a trusted advisor to clients who regularly turn to him to navigate complex business issues.

  • University of Florida, J.D., 2006
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., 2000
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV rated
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite 2018-Present
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2019-Present
  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013-2018
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • All Florida state courts
  • Represented shareholders of government sponsored enterprise in lawsuit against big four accounting firm related to company audits and obtained confidential settlement.
  • Represented individual client in finder’s fee case against private equity firm and obtained seven-figure settlement.
  • Represented small business owner in false advertising case and obtained $500,000 settlement.
  • Defended internet affiliate marketing company in class action lawsuit alleging deceptive and unfair trade practices and claiming $7 million in damages. Obtained nominal settlement after demonstrating that the plaintiff could not certify a class.
  • Obtained complete dismissal of contract case claiming more than $400,000 in damages.
    • Collectarius Financial, LLC v. Statebridge Company, LLC, 2018 WL 807041 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 9, 2018)
    • Collectarius Financial, LLC v. Statebridge Company, LLC, 2018 WL 1183383 (M.D. Fla. Mar. 7, 2018)
  • Represented entertainment industry client against movie studio in false advertising case related to the promotion of the movie War Dogs.
    • Incarcerated Entertainment, LLC v. Warner Bros. Pictures, Case No. 8:16-cv-1302-T-35AAS (M.D. Fla. 2017).
  • Represented music industry client in trademark infringement and dilution lawsuit and obtained denial of motion for preliminary injunction, leading to a favorable settlement.
  • Represented health club company in trademark infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets case.
    • You Fit, Inc. v. Pleasanton Fitness, LLC, 2013 WL 521784 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 11, 2013)
    • You Fit, Inc. v. Pleasanton Fitness, LLC, 2012 WL 7050985 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 31, 2012)
  • Represented restaurant in trade dress infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets case.
    • Vraiment Hospitality, LLC v. Binkowski, 2012 WL 1470309 (M.D. Fla. Apr. 27, 2012)
    • Vraiment Hospitality, LLC v. Binkowski, 2012 WL 1493737 (M.D. Fla. Mar. 19, 2012)
  • Represented client in trial involving claim for damages allegedly caused by stevedore and obtained complete defense verdict.
    • Meridian Bulk Carriers, Ltd. v. Kinder Morgan Bulk Terminals, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 62923 (M.D. Fla. July 22, 2009)
  • Represented client in trial involving breach of fiduciary duty and valuation of limited liability company membership.
  • Represented client in trial involving breach and specific performance of restaurant lease.
  • Director, Feature Florida Partnerships, a non-profit which attracts domestic and international motion picture projects to Florida and provides resources for aspiring Florida filmmakers and production companies
  • Board Member, Make it Tampa Bay, a group of entrepreneurs and business people who actively work with the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation to recruit and enhance opportunities for young people in Tampa