International Society of Primerus Law Firms

San Francisco, California Attorney
Roger J. Brothers

Phone: 925.944.9700


Languages: English, Spanish

Leadership: Immediate Past Chair of Primerus Business Law Institute of North America

Mr. Brothers is a graduate of the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific (J.D. 1984), and was accepted to the California State Bar in 1985. He attended California State University, Hayward, receiving his B.A. in 1980.

Mr. Brothers is a business and real estate attorney whose practice includes:

  • General counsel services, including corporate counsel, business and succession planning and debt and equity financing.
  • Transactional counsel services, including mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and operation, reorganizations and general commercial transactions.
  • Real estate transactional counsel services, including purchase and sale of commercial real property, commercial leasing and related transactions.
  • General counsel to high net worth clients concerning family succession planning including serving clients as “Family Office” CEO.
  • Risk management services, including business/corporate litigation, construction litigation, real estate litigation, commercial landlord-tenant litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Mr. Brothers also serves as mediator in disputes involving business, real estate and construction matters.

Mr. Brothers has served as a consultant and contributing editor to the CEB “Action Guide: Handling Public Works Remedies”, the CEB “Stop Notices and Payment Bonds”, the CEB “Handling Mechanics’ Lien and Related Remedies”, and the CEB “Approaching Construction Disputes.” Mr. Brothers has also authored business and real estate law articles including, “Acting as Counsel for Small Corporations” and “SOX Coming to a Privately Held Corporation Near You” and “Limiting the Adverse Effects of Employee Competition Following California’s Invalidation of Non-Competition Agreements.”

Mr. Brothers is fluent in Spanish.


  • California State University, Hayward, B.A. 1980
  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, J.D. 1984

Professional Membership:

  • State Bar of California
  • Corporate Counsel/Business Attorneys and Real Estate Sections of the Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • Business and Litigation Section of the San Joaquin County Bar Association
  • Solano County Bar Association

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Brothers Smith LLP

2033 North Main Street
Suite 720
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
United States

Law Firm Contact: Roger J. Brothers

Tel: 925.944.9700

Fax: 925.944.9701



Member Since: 2012

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