Brad Berman is a partner in the New York office and has extensive experience in ship financing, corporate debt finance, offshore incorporation and Liberian law.
Prior to Joining Norton Rose Fulbright, Brad was a partner at another firm in New York. Prior to that, he served as executive director of the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry, the world's second largest ship registry and a 60-plus-year-old corporate registry, where he oversaw all aspects of the Liberian corporate and shipping program, including corporate and other entity formation, and ship registration and mortgaging.
From 1983 to 1999, Brad practiced law In New York and specialized in ship finance and corporate law and regularly advised owners, operators, investors and lenders on corporate ownership structures, financing arrangements and vessel registration. In addition, he advised issuers and financiers on domestic and international corporate and securities matters, including Initial public offerings on the New York, Oslo and Hong Kong stock exchanges, leveraged buy-outs and international private placements.