Brenda McGann

Managing Partner

For more than two decades, Brenda has helped law and professional service firms increase their name recognition, develop business and publicize cases and projects through public relations initiatives using both traditional and new media. 

Brenda’s clients have included law firms of all sizes, CPAs and accountants, expert witnesses, legal services providers, nonprofits, wealth managers, real estate brokers, a crisis PR consultant and an astronaut.

In 2017, Brenda merged McGann Public Relations with Los Angeles-based Newsroom Public Relations and helped grow the agency to include outposts and professional clients throughout the country. Brenda joined Zumado Public Relations in 2021 and became managing partner in 2024. 

Brenda was an editor for almost a decade at the Los Angeles Daily Journal, where she was responsible for the editorial page and practitioner content in the daily newspaper, monthly supplements and five weekly legal and commercial real estate newspapers. 

Before the pandemic, Brenda organized the popular Los Angeles Winedown business networking events hosted by WeWork and sponsored by a variety of corporate and professional firms.

Brenda is a member of the editorial board of Marketing the Law Firm, an American Lawyer Media Law Journal newsletter, and a member of the steering committee of Legal Marketing Association, Los Angeles, where she serves as communications director. She graduated from Loyola Law School and is a member of the State Bar of California.

A cum laude graduate from Arkansas Tech University with a B.A. in English and literature, Brenda earned her J.D. from Loyola Law School. She is a member of the State Bar of California.