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Glenn Jeffrey Plattner

Glenn Jeffrey Plattner

Practice areas:

Franchising, Litigation, Banking

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About Me

Two children, three dogs.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Franchising: 50%
    26 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    2 years
  3. Banking: 20%
    2 years



Hourly ($565/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

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    I have worked closely with Glenn for many years and consider him one of the most knowledgeable and skilled franchise litigators I know, with both a deep knowledge of franchise law and extensive experience in the area. I would, without hesitation, recommend him as lead counsel on any such litigated matter.


    David Holmes
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kenneth George Petrulis

    I endorse Glenn. He is a top lawyer in his field. He is a certified specialist and I am a fellow committee member with Glenn on California State Bar's Board of Legal Specialists.


    Kenneth Petrulis Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

120 Broadway #300
Santa Monica, CA, 90401



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer FranchisingSuperLawyers2012
Super Lawyer FranchisingSuper Lawyers2011
One of Top 20 Franchise Lawyers in CaliforniaWho's Who Legal California2009
Certified Franchise SpecialistState Bar of California2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBryan Cave2006 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaBoard of Legal Specialization2012 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaChair---Franchise and Distribution Law Advisory Commission2008 - 2012
State Bar of CaliforniaChair-Franchise Law Committee2001 - 2004

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Duke v. Avis Rent a Car System, Inc. et al., 2010 WL 4706093 (Cal.App. 2 Dist.)Class Certification Denied---Affirmed on Appeal
Shuster v. BAC Home Loan Servicing, et al., (2012) 211 Cal.App.4th 505Prevailed on Demurrer---Affirmed on Appeal
Dark v. Hilton Hotels Corp. et al., 2009 WL 4548351 (Ct. App. 2d Dist.), Bus. Franchise Guide (CCH) ¶ 14,296Prevailed on Summary Judgment---Affirmed on Appeal

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Publication NameTitleDate
Franchise Law NewsCan A Franchisor Be Sued for 'Malpractice'?2011

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of California BerkeleyN/AundergraduateN/A
UC Berkeley SOL Boalt HallN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
American Bar Association, Forum on FranchisingRoadmap to Franchise Defaults and Terminations2012