Gavrila A. Brotz, Partner
Gavrila Brotz focuses her practice on business and contract disputes and health care litigation. In the business litigation portion of her practice, she handles general commercial litigation cases that involve issues including business torts, breach of contract, and unjust enrichment.
Ms. Brotz has also represented Florida corporations and national insurers in complex insurance coverage litigation under commercial insurance programs.
Ms. Brotz is part of a team of lawyers that handles issues relying on the interpretation of Article X, section 25 of the Florida Constitution, commonly known as Amendment 7, The Patients' Right to Know about Adverse Medical Incidents.
Ms. Brotz has counseled corporate clients on regulatory compliance, government investigations, privacy matters, and other corporate governance issues. She has also published articles regarding legislation and litigation concerning information protection and data breach.
University of Miami School of Law (J.D., 2006), magna cum laude
Tufts University (B.A., 1998)
Institut d'Etudes Politiques a Paris (Diplome du Programme International, 1997)
Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
Trial and Appellate Support
National Trial Practice
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Florida State Courts
Tricquet v. Whittier, 2016 WL 751799 (Fla. Cir. Ct. Feb. 17, 2016).
Martinez v. Halibi, 2011 WL 9175560 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 10, 2011).
Speaker, 5th Annual Hispanic National Bar Association Anti-Human Trafficking Conference (September 2016)
Panelist, "Cybersecurity and Data Theft: Increasing Challenges and the Rise of Ransomware," American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, Miami, FL (August 2016)
Co-Presenter, "Data Security: Best Practices in the Increasingly Likely Event of a Data Breach," GrowFL CEO Roundtable, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (June 2016)
Co-Presenter, “Internal Data Theft & Whistleblowers,” South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association (SFHHA) Workforce Committee Meeting (June 2015)
Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2014-2016)
Professional & Civic Activities
American Bar Association
ABA Litigation Section Business Torts Committee
Hispanic National Bar Association
Region VIII Human Trafficking Taskforce Host Committee Member
Order of Barristers
United Way of Miami-Dade
Member, Women’s Leadership Executive Council
University of Miami School of Law
Member, Moot Court Advisory Board
Coach, Moot Court Team (Moot Court National Championship)
National Center for State Courts, Young Lawyers Section (2014-Present)