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Brett Gallow’s practice is focused on business planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and contracts. He frequently collaborates with the firm’s tax and estate planning attorneys and clients’ professional advisors to execute complex transactions and engage in strategic planning that result in significant benefits for clients.

Brett regularly represents buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions. Brett performs general counsel work for numerous privately held companies, including regularly assisting clients with entity selection, contract review and preparation, buy-sell agreements, risk management, and compliance.

Before joining Brown & Streza LLP, Brett primarily handled transactional and intellectual property matters involving commercial contract drafting and negotiation, corporate governance, federal trademark applications, and internal policies and procedures, including the development and implementation of procedures focused on avoiding lawsuits and claims. Although his practice is now devoted solely to transactional matters, he previously litigated a number of business disputes involving diverse industries, including financial lenders, business consulting firms, schools, and commercial transportation, providing him with a unique understanding of clients’ risks and concerns relating to the litigation process.

Brett earned his Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he was an Editor for the school’s law review program, and graduated magna cum laude. Brett received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, where he also graduated magna cum laude.

In his free time, Brett enjoys staying active, and is an avid soccer player and hiker.

  • Business Planning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Governance
  • Brown & Streza LLP - Associate - 2018-Present
  • Callahan Thompson Sherman & Caudill LLP, 2014-2018
  • Cataudella Law, APC, 2013-2014
  • Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, 2010
  •  2020 "Southern California SuperLawyers - Rising Star"
    • Published by Los Angeles magazine and The Journal for Law & Politics. Only 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40 and/or in their first 10 years of practice in Los Angeles and Orange Counties receive this honor.
  • State Bar of California - Member
  • Orange County Bar Association - Member