Gavrila Brotz joined the Firm as a partner in 2021. She received her undergraduate degree in International Relations from Tufts University in 1998, a diploma from the internal program at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris in 1997, and her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law in 2006.
Prior to joining Bush Graziano Rice & Platter, P.A., Gavrila was a partner at a prestigious Florida law firm where she specialized in health care litigation, trial and appellate support, and business and contract disputes. Her current practice focuses on handling strategic issues for healthcare providers in litigation, specializing in threshold and complex questions of law.
Gavrila’s practice includes advising healthcare industry clients regarding data protection pursuant to various medical quality review privileges. She assists healthcare facilities and practitioners in addressing requests for information sought under Article X, section 25 of the Florida Constitution, commonly known as Amendment 7, The Patients’ Right to Know about Adverse Medical Incidents. As part of her practice, Gavrila has appeared throughout the State of Florida, litigating before the courts regarding how to interpret the constitutional provision and its effects on discovery, use, and admissibility of such materials.
Gavrila is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. She is an AV Preeminent Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. She frequently serves as a judge and coach for moot court teams at her alma mater, and often serves as a panelist and speaker at healthcare industry events.
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Florida State Courts
University of Miami School of Law (J.D., 2006), magna cum laude
Tufts University (B.A., 1998)
Institut d’Etudes Politiques a Paris (Diplome du Programme International, 1997)
Brush v. Miami Beach Healthcare Grp., Ltd., 238 F.Supp. 3d 1359 (S.D. Fla. 2017)
Case v. Miami Beach Healthcare Grp., Ltd., 166 F.Supp. 3d 1315 (S.D. Fla. 2016)
Tricquet v. Whittier, 2016 WL 751799 (Fla. Cir. Ct. Feb. 17, 2016)
Lazaro v. Kendall Healthcare Grp., Ltd., 194 So. 3d 1033 (Fla. 3d DCA 2016)
Martinez v. Halibi, 2011 WL 9175560 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 10, 2011)
Speaker, 5th Annual Hispanic National Bar Association Anti-Human Trafficking Conference (September 2016)
Panelist, “Cybersecurity and Data Theft: Increasing Challenges and the Rise of Ransomware,” American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, Miami, FL (August 2016)
Co-Presenter, “Data Security: Best Practices in the Increasingly Likely Event of a Data Breach,” GrowFL CEO Roundtable, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (June 2016)
Co-Presenter, “Internal Data Theft & Whistleblowers,” South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association (SFHHA) Workforce Committee Meeting (June 2015)
Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2014-2016)
United Way of Miami-Dade
Member, Women’s Leadership Executive Council
University of Miami School of Law
Member, Moot Court Advisory Board
Coach, Moot Court Team (Moot Court National Championship)
Hispanic National Bar Association
Region VII Human Tracking Taskforce Host Committee Member
Order of Barristers