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
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (by BL Rankings), 2021-2023
Included in "Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers", 2019-2021 (by Thomson Reuters)
Listed in Rising Stars list, 2012-2018
Thompson Coburn LLP
Summer Associate, 2005-2007
Brian practices in the Firm's business litigation and health care litigation areas, where he represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation and internal compliance issues.
In his commercial litigation practice, Brian represents clients facing litigation in the areas of real estate, telecommunications, banking, and construction. He has first- and second-chaired numerous jury and bench trials in federal district court, state courts throughout Missouri and Illinois, the Office of Administrative Law Judges, and arbitrations. 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.
For construction clients, Brian takes a proactive negotiation approach to matters to ensure clients are given cost-effective counsel. He supports clients with matters involving preliminary contract negotiations between the contractor and the developer, defects in regard to construction projects and commercial lease law.
In addition to his business litigation experience, Brian works closely with the Firm's Health Care practice group and has represented regional and national health care providers, including hospitals and health care systems, on matters including False Claims Act litigation, commercial and real estate litigation, internal investigations, and payor disputes.
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