Bryan Clements joined the firm in January 2012 as an associate. Bryan earned his J.D. from Southwestern Law School, where he graduated cum laude from its prestigious two-year SCALE program. While in law school, Bryan served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Otis D. Wright II, United States District Court Judge for the Central District of California, and for the Honorable Robert N. Kwan, United States Bankruptcy Court Judge for the Central District of California.
Practice Areas: Bryan brings a wide range of practical experience to the firm in business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities and general corporate legal matters. In addition, Bryan worked as the Interim Chief Financial Officer for a small business in the San Fernando Valley, and, prior to attending law school, managed his own business, which provided production sound related services to the entertainment industry. Bryan’s practice as a franchise lawyer includes the review and preparation of UFDD franchise registration and disclosure documents and regulatory compliance; acquisitions and dispositions of franchised and independent units and businesses; corporate and commercial transactions involving franchisors and franchisees; and the drafting of franchise-related documents. In addition, Bryan represents brewers and distributors by drafting beer distribution agreements, monitoring regulatory compliance and providing ongoing business counseling on beer distribution related matters.