Gavin resides in Central Florida and is admitted to practice law in Florida and New York.
In addition to his legal background, Gavin is a CERTIFIED… read more FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional..
- Outside General Counsel
- Affiliate Agreement
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Distribution Agreement
- Equipment Lease
- Licensing Agreement
- Loan Agreement
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Profit Share Agreement
- Publishing Agreement
- Release of Liability
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Copyright Infringement
- Copyright Registration
- Response to USPTO Office Action (Trademark)
- Trademark Infringement
- Trademark Registration
- Trademark Search
- Other Trademark & Copyright Matter
"In my dealings with him, I found Mr. Ganzkow to be open-minded, attentive to detail, and intelligent. He is conscientious in the work he produces and communicates well, both verbally and in writing."
Posted on Feb 27, 2017
"Gavin has an easy ability to isolate the essential elements in any type of transaction, review them from various perspectives, and assess weight or rank to one or another when appropriate. Many times, he would point out a perspective I had not engaged, permitting me to see another side of an issue."
Posted on Feb 27, 2017
Law Office of Gavin M. Ganzkow, PLLC
Jul 2016 - Present
Law office offering business law (transactions, intellectual property, regulatory/compliance and outside general counsel) and estate planning services to business owners, managers, employees and their families.
National Compliance Services, Inc.
Jan 2011 - Dec 2016
As a project consultant, I drafted "Plain English" disclosure brochures and completed state filings with regulators on behalf of investment advisory clients of this regulatory compliance firm in the investment advisor and broker/dealer areas. I continue to conduct comprehensive research on state and federal regulatory requirements for investment advisor firm clients on an "as needed" basis.
Water Oak Advisors, LLC
Aug 2013 - Nov 2015
As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, created and delivered comprehensive wealth plans to the clients of this investment advisory firm. Plans and advice offered covered such areas as retirement and education planning, estate planning and business succession issues.
International Administrative Services, Inc.
Jan 1996 - May 2008
Provided comprehensive legal affairs direction for this personal finance services company, involving commercial/business, intellectual property and compliance matters:
- Negotiated and implemented numerous corporate agreements (marketing, licensing, business-to-business servicing);
- Registered, licensed and protected client intellectual property;
- Trouble-shooting of compliance issues.
Technology Consulting Services
May 1991 - Dec 1995
Consulted with software developer, technology transfer and business development officials on technology development efforts in Florida.
Federa Deposit Insurance Corp.
Mar 1990 - Apr 1991
Conducted bank financial reviews, negotiated bank asset purchase and sale agreements with acquiring financial institutions and managed legal aspects of insolvent bank closings. Managed foreclosure and collection cases post-closing.
Giles & Robinson
May 1988 - Oct 1989
Managed multi-state litigation – loan work-outs and commercial foreclosures – for law firm serving in general counsel role to savings and loan association.
Jun 1986 - Jun 1987
Associate in corporate practice responsible for advising clients on corporate and intellectual property issues, preparing confidentiality, employment and technical exchange agreements, securities filings and corporate governance documents.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Oct 1983 - May 1986
Associate in corporate practice responsible for advising clients in areas such as corporate, intellectual property, employee benefits and securities. Assisted in preparations for large-scale financings by conducting corporate due diligence, preparation of draft agreements, bring-down certificates and legal opinion letters.
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle
Sep 1982 - Sep 1983
Associate in commercial litigation practice, including trade secret law and government undercover operations in major international cases (U.S. v. Hitachi; IBM v. Hitachi) involving trade secret computer technology.