Brett T. Gallow

Professional Summary

Brett Gallow is a transactional business attorney, counseling clients regarding their business and corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions, financings, corporate governance, business planning, and various contracts. Brett frequently collaborates with a variety of business stakeholders, and financial and tax advisors, to execute complex transactions and provide practical, business-savvy advice.

Brett regularly represents buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions. He also performs general counsel work for numerous privately held companies, including regularly assisting clients with entity selection and formation, contract review and preparation, shareholders agreements, risk management, and compliance. Although his practice is now devoted solely to transactional matters, his background in both business transactions and commercial litigation provides him with practical insight into the impact of legal matters on business operations.

Representative Matters

  • Represented metal finishing company in its acquisition by a private equity firm.
  • Represented a manufacturer representative agency in the medical supply field in its acquisition by a private equity firm.
  • Represented a payment processing company in its expansion and acquisition of a smaller competitor.
  • Represented a company in the higher education field in connection with an equity sale.
  • Represented a marketing company in connection with an asset sale.
  • Represented a logistics company in connection with an equity sale.
  • Represented a sales agency in connection with an equity sale.


  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2020 - 2021


  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association


  • J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, 2013
  • B.A. Business Management, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, Magna Cum Laude, 2010


  • “Employee or Independent Contractor: Expanded Exemptions Under A.B. 2257” October 2020
  • “CalSavers: What California Employers Need to Know” September 2019