Lawyer who helped recover Madoff's billions named firm's local partner

Mark Kornfeld named partner in Quarles & Brady's Tampa office.
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Aug. 14, 2018

TAMPA — National law firm Quarles & Brady has named a new partner in Mark Kornfeld, who joined the firm's litigation and dispute resolution practice group in the Tampa office. 

Kornfeld is a commercial litigator with nearly 25 years of experience in domestic and international securities litigation; regulatory enforcement actions; and complex commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation, according to a statement. Clients include broker dealers, investment bankers, money managers, hedge funds, media properties, construction, development and real estate management companies, and startups.

For nearly a decade, Kornfeld was part of the court-appointed representation of the Securities Investor Protection Act trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, where he helped lead the recovery of billions of dollars distributed to thousands of victims of the Madoff scam. 

“I am honored to join such a talented group at Quarles & Brady and am thrilled to be joining the Tampa office,” says Kornfeld in a statement. “The firm’s rich history, diverse national platform and commitment to delivering first-class client service create the perfect synergy both for my Florida-based financial and real estate development clients and my relationships across industries.” 

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisc., Quarles & Brady is a full-service firm with more than 500 attorneys. It has offices in Chicago; Indianapolis; Madison, Wisc.; Phoenix; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Tampa; Tucson, Ariz.; Washington, D.C.; and Naples.