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Brian Malloy represents clients in state and federal courts in product liability matters involving aviation and aircrafts, motor vehicles, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and other defective products. He also represents clients in matters involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, dangerous condition of public property, elder abuse, consumer fraud and protection, select employment matters and class/collective actions.


Brian has experience in all areas of litigation, including all aspects of discovery, successfully obtaining and opposing summary judgment motions, participation in trials to verdict in California and Nevada state courts as well as federal court, post-judgment enforcement proceedings, and appeals.


Brian attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, earning Order of the Coif, and graduating as Valedictorian. Prior to joining The Brandi Firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Melvin Brunetti of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


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Practice areas


  1. Defective Products: 30%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Class Action: 25%
  4. Elder Law: 15%

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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Brandi Law Firm

354 Pine Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94104-4621


DCActive 200707/06/2016
AZActive 200703/28/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2016
Super Lawyers Northern CaliforniaSuper Lawyers2016
Northern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2014
Northern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2013
Northern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2012
Northern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2011
Northern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2010
Tony Patiño FellowThe Tony Patiño Fellowship2004
Top California Settlements of 2011The RecorderN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Brandi Law Firm2005 - Present
Law ClerkUnited States Court Of Appeals, 9th Circuit2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bar Association of San FranciscoMemberN/A
The Tony Patiño FellowshipGeneral Counsel and Board MemberN/A
University of Oregon Alumni AssociationTreasurer and Board Member, Northern CA ChapterN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMemberN/A
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Bar Association of San FranciscoBarristers Pro Bono and Community Service Committee2009 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Doe v. DoeSettlement
In re Helicopter Crash Near Weaverville, California, 8/5/08Confidential settlement
Doe v. Doe Nursing Home$500,000 settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
AdvocateUsing Deposition Testimony At Trial2016
Plaintiff Magazine (California)The Attorney-Expert Work Production Protection Under the Federal Rules2016
Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Forum MagazineThe Person Most Qualified Deposition-Tools and Tips2016
Plaintiff Magazine (California)Using Deposition Testimony At Trial2015
Plaintiff Magazine (California)Navigating Collective Actions2013
Plaintiff Magazine (California)Discovery and Deposition Practice In Federal Court2012
Plaintiff Magazine (California)Offensive Use of Summary Judgments: Knocking Out Affirmative Defenses2011
The Trial Lawyer (SFTLA)Enforcing Judgments Against Local Public Entities in California2009
The Trial Lawyer (SFTLA)Effective Use of the PMK Deposition2008
Hastings Law JournalBinding Interest Arbitration in the Public Sector: A 'New' Proposal for California and Beyond2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawN/AN/A
University of OregonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A