Brandon M. Taaffe


In the Broker-Dealer Litigation practice group of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, Brandon focuses his practice on broker-dealer litigation and arbitration. He represents large financial institutions and stock brokers in Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration, in state and federal court, as well as high net-worth individuals in securities litigation and violations of contractual covenants. Other areas he applies himself to include:

  • Employment law
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Trade secrets
  • Commercial litigation
  • Arbitration before the FINRA

An accomplished rower, Brandon competed on championship crew teams throughout high school and as a varsity rower at Trinity College. He continues to enjoy athletics by competing in various running races, rowing and Ironman triathlons, completing his first full Ironman triathlon in 2017. He is also an avid waterman, enjoying boating, stand-up paddle boarding, fly-fishing, and surfing in and on the waters around Sarasota.

Brandon is passionate about the preservation of Sarasota Bay and serves on the board of Sarasota Bay Watch.