Attorney Profile

Don E. Brand


Cell Phone : (949) 769-4416
Office Phone : (714) 769-6485
Email : don@brandlawfirm.net

Education

1998
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., Human Geography
2005-2006
Chief Information Technology Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review
2006
Loyola Law School, J.D.
2008
Graduate, Max Gardner Bankruptcy Boot Camp

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy Law25%
Internet Defamation, Cyberbullying, and Online Harassment25%
Civil, Business, & Real Estate Litigation50%

Memberships

  • Supreme Court of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District
             Court of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District
             Court of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States Tax Court
  • Wealth Counsel

Recognition

  • Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Avvo Rated Excellent

Published Cases

  • In re Morales (Bankr.C.D.Cal. 2008) 387 B.R. 36

Biography

Don E. Brand focuses his practice on representing individuals and businesses in civil, business and real estate litigation matters, labor and employment litigation matters, bankruptcy matters, and asset protection. He also represents clients in investigations and proceedings brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of the United States Trustee, and the Department of Agriculture.

Mr. Brand has extensive experience in representing individuals in bankruptcy litigation matters. He has received extensive and advanced training in Max Gardner’s Bankruptcy Litigation Model. Mr. Brand is also well versed in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and foreclosure defense.

Mr. Brand also represents creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, and has served as special counsel to a Chapter 7 Trustee in a complicated real estate action that brought substantial assets into the bankruptcy estate.

Mr. Brand has provided hundreds of hours of pro bono counsel and advice to individuals in economic distress. His favorite charities to which he donates include the Environmental Defense Fund and Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger.

Representative Engagements

  • Represented the family of an elderly gentleman, a successfully settled, a wrongful death lawsuit against a long-term residential care facility.
  • Represented a plaintiff, and successfully settled, a wrongful termination lawsuit against a multibillion dollar mass media company.
  • Represented a plaintiff, and successfully settled, a wrongful termination lawsuit against a multibillion dollar international pharmaceutical company.
  • Defendant a bankruptcy debtor against allegations of fraud by a federal credit union, and successfully settled the case for zero dollars.
  • Represented a plaintiff, and successfully settled, a wrongful foreclosure lawsuit against a major bank.
  • Represented a landlord against allegations of unlawful eviction, and successfully settled the case with the plaintiff paying my client attorney’s fees.
  • Represented a plaintiff, and successfully, settled, an automobile accident lawsuit against a major insurance company.
  • Represented a landlord in the United States Bankruptcy Court in a non-dischargeability action and successfully settled the case with a stipulated judgment.
  • Represented a retail store against allegations of fraud and wrongful termination, and successfully settled the case for zero dollars.