• State Bar of California
  • Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Northern District of California
  • Central District of California
  • Southern District of California


Fordham University School of Law, J.D. (2006)

  • Cum Laude
  • Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal, Symposium Editor

New York University, Interactive Telecommunications Program, M.P.S. (2000)

  • Pioneering Artist in New Media Award

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Brian Danitz is an associate at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP where he practices civil litigation in numerous areas, including complex commercial litigation, securities, financial fraud, and antitrust.  

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Danitz was an associate at a large law firm in the Bay Area, where he represented clients in commercial litigation, securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits, and government enforcement matters.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Danitz was a documentary filmmaker and producer of new media. Mr. Danitz was the cinematographer for the Oscar-winning documentary Bowling for Columbine, Oscar-nominated film Sound and Fury, and Emmy Award winner TV Nation, and directed Ecological Design: Inventing the Future, Objects and Memory, and N is for Nuclear, among other films.

Mr. Danitz received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, cum laude, where he was the Symposium Editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal.  Mr. Danitz received B.F.A. and M.P.S. degrees from New York University.