Saint Louis University School of Law,
Saint Louis University School of Business and Administration,
Vanderbilt University ,
Illinois USDC, Southern District
Missouri USDC, Eastern District
Missouri USDC, Western District
US Ct Appeals, 8th Circuit (Covers AR, IA, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD)
American Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Included in "Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers" Rising Stars list, 2012-Present
Thompson Coburn LLP
Summer Associate, 2005-2007
Brian practices in the firm's business litigation area, where he represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation.
He primarily represents clients facing litigation in the areas of telecommunications, banking, construction, and franchise law. He has first- and second-chaired numerous jury and bench trials in federal district court, Missouri state court, Illinois state court, and the Office of Administrative Law Judges. Recently, Brian served as lead trial counsel for a regional telecommunications company, obtaining a complete defense verdict in a dispute over a telecommunications expansion project. He also represented one of the country's largest financial institutions and secured a dismissal of a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit.
Brian has counseled clients on claims involving mortgage loans and real estate, including quiet title actions and priority disputes, and he has successfully defended Fortune 1000 companies facing consumer fraud class actions. Brian has also served as lead brief writer for federal appeals in the Eighth and Fifth Circuits, and appeals to the Missouri Supreme Court, the Missouri Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board.