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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

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

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

Representative Experience

Tricquet v. Whittier, 2016 WL 751799 (Fla. Cir. Ct. Feb. 17, 2016).

Martinez v. Halibi, 2011 WL 9175560 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 10, 2011).

Speaking Engagements

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)

Professional Recognition

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)