Bradford Edwards & Varlack LLP Welcomes Two New Counsel, Adding Litigation and Transactional Lawyers

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Bradford Edwards & Varlack LLP continues to deepen its expertise with veteran lawyers with shared commitment to excellence and diversity.

NEW YORK (October 31, 2022) – Bradford Edwards & Varlack LLP was formed with the explicit mission of bringing together expert teams of diverse lawyers to solve clients’ most significant business problems with unparalleled excellence. The firm advises Fortune 500 companies, mid-market corporations, directors and officers, and high-net-worth individuals in commercial litigation, investigation and government enforcement defense, antitrust litigation, and insolvency and creditors rights, among other legal areas. 

The Firm has welcomed Vaughn J. Buffalo as Of Counsel and Julie D. Capehart as Of Counsel.

Mr. Buffalo’s practice specializes in mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate legal advice. He regularly advises startups, private equity portfolio companies, venture funds and businesses in acquisitions, financings and other transactions. He began his legal career at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Mayer, Brown LLP. He is a graduate of Harvard College and obtained his J.D. from Columbia Law School. 

“Bradford Edwards shares my commitment to providing personal and hands-on advice to companies and individuals,” said Vaughn J. Buffalo, Of Counsel at Bradford Edwards. “With our shared expertise we can offer corporations and individuals results-oriented advice across a range of their litigation and transactional needs. Clients want new solutions and approaches, and the Bradford Edwards team is prepared to meet those needs.” 

Ms. Capehart’s practice focuses on general commercial litigation, with substantial experience in securities litigation and bankruptcy-related litigation.  She is a graduate of Rice University and obtained her J.D., magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law. Prior to joining Bradford Edwards, Ms. Capehart was Counsel at BraunHagey & Borden LLP, practiced with the founding members of Bradford Edwards at a prior firm, and was Counsel at Sullivan & Worcester LLP.

“Having worked alongside the founding partners of Bradford Edwards – Patrick Bradford, Denver Edwards and Camille Varlack — I know first-hand their commitment to providing excellent commercial litigation advice to clients,” said Julie Capehart, Of Counsel at Bradford Edwards. “In addition, their commitment to providing platforms for growth for women and diverse attorneys makes them a standout law firm and one that I am proud to join.”

“We are excited to welcome Vaughn Buffalo and Julie Capehart,” said Denver Edwards, the firm’s Managing Partner. Vaughn’s deep experience in corporate transactions and broad-based business advice is complementary to our existing expertise and allows us to provide more holistic advice to our growing client base. We also appreciate the opportunity to deepen our senior litigation bench by adding Julie to our team. Our clients have come to value Bradford Edwards’ ability to provide efficient and effective advice from a seasoned team of lawyers. We are committed to continue to grow to and meeting the needs of our current and future clients.” 

About Bradford Edwards & Varlack LLP

Bradford Edwards & Varlack LLP is a law firm built to knock out barriers that have sidelined diverse attorneys and women from advancement in the profession, and to solve our clients’ complex business problems with unparalleled excellence. We empower our attorneys and staff to be fully authentic and impactful, while always delivering exceptional service at great value for our clients. We are leaders from elite law firms and senior levels of government and finance who advise Fortune 500 companies, mid-market corporations, directors and officers, and high-net-worth individuals in a broad range of litigation and transactional matters. To learn more, visit