Daniel H. Kolber,
Member of Georgia, Florida,
New York, and Virginia Bars
Daniel H. Kolber
has the “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating. Kolber is a member of the Georgia, Florida, New York
and Virginia Bars. His education is as follows: New York University School of Law,
Ll.M., 1981; University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.,
1978; and Boston University, B.A., 1975, magna cum laude. Also, Dan Kolber has experience in raising capital in exempt and registered
offerings, representing securities broker-dealers and registered investment
advisors in all areas of compliance and regulatory matters, and representing clients in securities arbitration and mediation proceedings.
In 2010, Atlanta Mayor Reed selected Kolber to be on the Atlanta Pension
Review Task Force. Recently, Kolber has advised Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority, the owner of the Grady Health System, the largest
hospital in the Southeast, on its pension affairs. In 2005, the Atlanta Business Chronicle selected Kolber to lead a round table of
creative entrepreneurs entitled “The Creative Edge.” In 2009, he published an article suggesting a change to the method of computing
the Dow Jones Industrial Average. In 2005, the legal newspaper for Georgia, The Daily Report, published an article describing the Kolber
Formula, a method invented by Kolber to calculate punitive damages in lawsuits.
Daniel H. Kolber started his legal career in 1978 with a major Wall Street
law firm in New York City. Also, he has co-founded and served as chief operating officer of a regional airline, and founded and served as chief
executive officer of several securities firms and investment advisory firms. He has been credited by Inc. Magazine and the Wall St. Journal
with designing the zero coupon convertible note for use in the private sector. He has been featured in a book published by Inc. Magazine
profiling his creative use of this instrument.
He holds the following securities licenses: General Securities Principal
(Series 24), Financial and Operations Principal (Series 27), Municipal Securities Principal (Series 53), Registered Options Principal (Series 4),
Research Principal (Series 87), Investment Banker (Series 79) and Registered Investment Advisor (Series 65). He has experience as and is
currently on, the Chairman Arbitration and Mediator rosters for FINRA (formerly the National Association of Securities Dealers).
Since 2001, Kolber has written a monthly column entitled "Legal Strategies" for Atlanta's leading business newspaper, the Atlanta Business
Chronicle. He has published numerous magazine articles and has published a
book entitled "Starting and Operating a Small Business" co-published by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the American Bar
Association. He has been quoted in virtually every major U.S. business publication such as The Wall St. Journal, Business Week, N.Y.
Times, as well as NPR and ABC nightly news. He has served as a speech writer for
several prominent national political figures across the political spectrum. A list of many of his articles can be found
below by clicking on articles.
Kolber can read Spanish. He is a marathoner and ranked triathlete having qualified for the 2010 USA Triathlon Intermediate Distance Age Group
National Championship and the 2011 World Sprint National Championship where he will represent the USA as a member of Team USA later this year in Beijing, China.
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