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Gary Brophy Joins the Firm

Pfeiffer FitzGibbon and Ziontz LLP is proud to announce the hiring of associate, Gary D. Brophy. He will be joining the firm’s entertainment and business litigation division. Mr. Brophy began his career in business. From 2009 to 2012, he co-founded and managed a successful technology company providing software to clients in the automotive industry. Under his management, the company grew to serve more than three hundred dealership clients in less than four years. Prior to a successful exit, Mr. Brophy was responsible for client management, hiring, marketing, training and sales. Mr. Brophy’s experience managing a successful business provides him unique insight into the legal issues our firm’s entrepreneurial clients face every day, including selection of entity, regulatory compliance, negotiation of contracts and vendor relationships, employment law issues and raising capital. 

Mr. Brophy graduated with honors from Pepperdine University School of Law. While at Pepperdine, he was a fellow at the Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and Law, an associate editor for the journal of the National Association for Administrative Law Judiciary, and served as Vice Magister for the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society. Mr. Brophy worked as Teaching Assistant to Chief Justice Myron Steele of the Delaware Supreme Court and Professor Jim Griffin during their course, “Acquisitions of Publicly Held Corporations.” He also worked closely with Professor Robert Anderson studying finance for high-tech start-ups and researching corporate intellectual property rights.

Mr. Brophy is licensed to practice before state and federal courts in California and he looks forward to co-chairing the Santa Monica Bar Association’s Entertainment Law Section with managing partner, Jon Pfeiffer. You can contact Gary D. Brophy by emailing him at


Jon Pfeiffer is an experienced entertainment and copyright trial attorney practicing in Santa Monica. Jon is also an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where he teaches Media Law. COM 570 covers First Amendment issues as well as copyright, defamation and privacy.  

  • The Firm
  • Dec 14, 2015

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