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Phillips Whisnant Gazin Gorczyca & Curtin, LLP

United States 2024

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Year founded: 1999
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Phillips Whisnant Gazin Gorczyca & Curtin, LLP has earned a reputation among our clients and the legal community of formidable representation in all aspects of family law.We are a full service family law firm committed to representing our clients in contested litigation, mediation, appellate law as well as pre-marital and post-marital agreements. Due to the number of seasoned and experienced attorneys in our firm focusing exclusively on family law matters, we are able to handle all types of cases related to marital dissolution, separation, cohabitation, custody, support and property ranging from the simple to the most complex. U.S. News and World Report has recognized PWGGC as a “Best Firm” which makes it the right choice for litigants faced with complex property and support issues involving parties with extraordinary income and high net worth estates.We understand the complexities of valuing and dividing estates with ownership interest in all types of business entities and professional practices. When such cases require the involvement of expert witnesses, we call on the best because our clients expect and deserve the best professional team available to protect their interests.Having represented some of the most affluent individuals in this community, as well as professional athletes and celebrities, we are sensitive to the privacy concerns of our clients in the course of family law litigation.Additionally, our attorneys are recognized as aggressive litigators and wise legal counsel in high conflict child custody cases. We are keenly aware of the difficulty attendant with these and other emotionally charged family law issues, and we pride ourselves on navigating such issues with the highest level of professionalism and compassion.


Phillips Whisnant Gazin Gorczyca & Curtin, LLP is metro ranked in 2 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Orange County
Tier 1 for Family Law
Tier 1 for Family Law Mediation

About Our Clients

Our Partners and Associate Attorneys have a broad spectrum of experience that allows us to represent clients in matters from the ordinary to the most complex.


Regional Rankings

Orange County
Tier 1 for Family Law
Tier 1 for Family Law Mediation

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Collaborative Law
  • Community Property
  • Family Law
  • Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Mediation

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Phillips Whisnant Gazin Gorczyca & Curtin, LLP has 7 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Phillips Whisnant Gazin Gorczyca & Curtin, LLP eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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Male: 2
Female: 4
Of Counsel (but not partners)
Male: 1
Female: 1
Male: 3
Female: 2
Female: 8
Non-Legal Employees
Male: 2
Female: 3

Main Location

Newport Beach, CA
24 Corporate Plaza Drive, Second Floor
Newport Beach, CA 92660
United States
949-644-4007 Call our Newport Beach, CA location at 949-644-4007 Get Directions Get directions to our Newport Beach, CA location

Management and Personnel

Business Manager
Bruce Whisnant
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