Brian HamburgerPresident & CEO at MarketCounsel | HamburgerLaw
Brian is an entrepreneur, attorney, consultant, speaker, columnist and outspoken industry advocate for independent investment advisers and wealth management firms. For more than 22 years, he has served at the helm of the MarketCounsel companies and the Hamburger Law Firm.
Brian is the founder, president and CEO of MarketCounsel Consulting, the leading business and regulatory compliance consultancy to the country’s preeminent entrepreneurial independent investment advisers. Brian is also the founder and chief counsel of the Hamburger Law Firm, a boutique law firm with its practice in virtually all areas related to the investment and securities industry, entrepreneurial and employment matters. The MarketCounsel companies and the Hamburger Law Firm reflect Brian’s unrelenting entrepreneurial drive and genuine desire to provide an unparalleled combination of preeminent counsel and uncompromising service to the wealth management profession. Hamburger is also the president of MarketCounsel Productions, a company that has built community within the wealth management profession by hosting events such as The MarketCounsel Summit, MarketCounsel Supper Clubs and MarketCounsel After-Hours. The MarketCounsel Summit is the industry’s capstone event of the year and a forum for debate and dialogue on some of the most critical issues facing leaders of wealth management firms.
For six straight years, MarketCounsel Consulting was named as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine. Brian’s companies have won eight WealthManagement Industry Awards throughout the award program’s eight year history. And along the way, The MarketCounsel Summit has received numerous accolades, including being referred to by the press as “The Davos of Wealth Management” and consistently referred to as one of the elite industry conferences.
A graduate of Quinnipiac College, Mr. Hamburger received his undergraduate degree with the school’s first dual major in Economics and Financial Management. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law where he was the recipient of a Dean’s Service Scholarship and the President’s Pinnacle Award for his role as Editor-in-Chief of the Res Ipsa Loquitur, its bi-weekly journal. Brian was among the first to earn the designation of Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP) by the Wharton School and the FINRA Institute after completing his residency at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He was also among the first to be awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst™ (AIFA®) designation by the Center for Fiduciary Studies.
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