Our Team

Bret R. Landess

Senior Partner

Mr. Landess has a wide-ranging litigation practice, providing representation and legal advice to health care providers, product manufacturers and property owners.  He is well versed in all phases of tort claim resolution, from pre-litigation strategy to appellate advocacy.  Mr. Landess also regularly assists medical professionals in responding to inquiries from licensing boards and other oversight agencies and is an authority on the complex and unique legal issues faced by federally qualified health centers.  Mr. Landess is well-versed in the state and federal privacy laws applicable to health care providers and provides guidance and training on these topics.  Mr. Landess particularly enjoys assisting clients with unique or unusual legal issues.

Mr. Landess is admitted to practice before the California state and federal courts.  He is a member of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada and the American Bar Association.

In his free time, Mr. Landess enjoys travel, scuba diving and rooting for University of Oregon football.  (Go Ducks!)


University of California College of the Law (formerly Hastings College of the Law) J.D., 2002

University of Oregon, B.S., Political Science, 1996 


Telephone: (415) 392-8300
Fax: (415) 421-1254


433 California Street, Suite 815
San Francisco, CA 94104