Peter A. Kleinbrodt

Attorney at Law

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  • Admissions
  • Associations and Awards


Peter A. Kleinbrodt is the Managing Partner of The Freitas Law Firm, LLP. He has represented clients in a broad range of matters with extensive litigation and transactional experience serving clients in Europe, Asia and North America.

Mr. Kleinbrodt has served as Judge Pro Tempore, Commissioner, and Arbitrator, as well as having served on numerous settlement panels in and for the Superior Court for the State of California, County of Marin. He has contributed as an author, most recently to the University of California’s Continuing Education of the Bar with the book “Neighbor Disputes: Law and Litigation.” He also contributes as a speaker and volunteer in various youth organizations.

Peter Kleinbrodt has been peer rated as AV Preeminent (5.0 out of 5.0). AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.

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Mr. Kleinbrodt’s significant recent representations include:

  • Securing at trial a successful verdict in a multi-property partition action involving over 40 individual parcels of land in multiple California counties
  • Securing at arbitration a successful defense verdict on all counts for the general partner and a corporate officer of an investment fund over accounting and tax issues related to the Bernie Madoff multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme
  • Represented an individual client and Internet-based corporate client with respect to multi-year deals for a reality based television series as well as numerous distribution and licensing transactions

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Civil Practice
  • Contracts
  • Corporations, Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, Joint Ventures
  • Real Estate Litigation and Transactional
  • Landlord and Tenant Law, Evictions, Unlawful Detainers
  • Land Sales and Acquisitions
  • Land Conveyance, Easements, Boundary Disputes
  • Leasing, Lease Terminations
  • Commercial Real Estate, Contracts, Sales, Landlord and Tenant Law, Leasing
    Information Technology Licensing and Contracts


  • University of California at Los Angeles – B.A. with Honors
  • LaVerne University – J.D.


  • The State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California
  • U.S. Supreme Court


Marin County Bar Association

  • – Chairman of the Insurance and Entertainment Committees

The State Bar of California

  • – Litigation Section
  • – Real Property Section
  • – Business Section
  • – Committee on Rules and Procedures
  • – Committee on the Administration of Justice

Association of Defense Counsel
Consumer Attorneys of California
San Francisco Bankruptcy Forum