Bradley, Gmelich & Wellerstein LLP is a California law firm built on our commitment to achieving exceptional results and building enduring relationships with our clients and among our firm team.

Based in Glendale, California, we handle matters in the Los Angeles area and throughout the state in all courts and jurisdictions. We are the leading firm for private security companies in the state and represent local businesses and global and national companies in a variety of industries doing business in the state of California.

Founded in 2000 by Barry A. Bradley and Thomas P. Gmelich, our firm is consistently recognized by our peers as a leading firm, including an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale Hubbell, lawyers featured in SuperLawyers and other regional and local rankings.

We are particularly proud of our commitment to diversity and our team members from a variety of backgrounds whose broad range of professional and personal experiences bring a wealth of experience to the table for our clients. Our lawyers have worked for large and mid-sized law firms, managed large and small businesses, served as deputy district attorneys and state prosecutors and been honored with judicial internships and clerkships.

We nurture client relationships by getting to know our clients and their businesses well. We strive to provide additional value to our clients by offering unique subscription programs for budget predictability and by educating clients on the latest developments in the law through a variety of seminars, workshops and other virtual and in-person programs.

We invite you to explore our site and learn more about us and to please contact us to discuss your legal and business needs and how we might help.



While other firms talk about diversity, BG+W puts its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion into practice every day. We are incredibly proud of our amazing team and work zealously to support diverse individuals in their advancement in the firm and in the profession.

BG+W is committed to maintaining a firm culture where the perspectives of people from all backgrounds are valued and respected. We believe that having a diverse team and inclusive environment makes for a richer work community and helps us to better serve our clients. We strive to recruit and retain lawyers and team members from underrepresented groups, and we work hard to ensure that all of our lawyers are fully engaged and developing as professionals.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to an employee’s or a candidate’s race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status or any other category protected by law.