Brad Barrios – Director, Legal Counsel

Brad Barrios was born in Tampa but raised in Naperville, Illinois. After graduating from the University of Illinois, he worked as a financial analyst for Motorola for two years. Brad returned to Florida to attend law school at the University of Florida. While in law school, Brad was recognized as one of the “final four” competitors on the Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Team. He and his partner were awarded “best team” after arguing before the Florida Supreme Court. Brad also earned the Book Award in Trial Practice.

Upon graduation, Brad joined the national law firm of Akerman Senterfitt, where he practiced for four years. In early 2011, he decided to join his former partners Pedro Bajo and Tony Cuva at Bajo | Cuva | Cohen | Turkel. Brad has significant experience representing clients in business disputes, including commercial contract and tort matters in state and federal court.

Brad regularly litigates intellectual property matters, including trademark, copyright and trade secret claims for both plaintiffs and defendants. He also practices before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. In addition, Brad has significant experience prosecuting and defending class action claims.

Admitted to the Florida bar in 2007, Brad is now a member of the Hillsborough Bar Association: Intellectual Property Section, Trial and Litigation Section. He is also a member of Make it Tampa Bay, a group of entrepreneurs and businesspeople who actively work with the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation to recruit and enhance opportunities for young people in Tampa.

Brad accepted the position of director and was added to the Feature Florida Partnerships board in July 2020.