Brian’s law practice is devoted to civil litigation and trial practice where he has represented individuals and companies in complex litigation, including disputes over commercial matters, insurance coverage, medical and legal negligence, product liability, and mass torts. Brian has served as lead and national coordinating counsel in matters pending throughout the United States where he has been admitted on an as-needed basis in diverse states such as California, Washington, Utah, Minnesota, and Mississippi.


Over the course of his career, Brian has first chaired to verdict more than
45 civil jury trials, many of which have involved catastrophic injuries or
complex legal issues and has been responsible for more than 2000 cases.
He is regularly contacted to assist with matters primarily handled by other
firms for advice, guidance or further participation and is a regular speaker
and presenter to his peers on issues such as trial advocacy, ethics and risk
management. Brian has been recognized annually by his peers as one of the
area’s top lawyers, resulting in recognition by Ohio SuperLawyers, Leading
Lawyers by Cincy Magazine and Best Lawyers in America.


• American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
• Ohio Super Lawyer
• Best Lawyers in America
• Leading Lawyers, Cincy Magazine
• AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell


• Ohio
• Kentucky
• United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
• United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
• United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
• United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky


• Cincinnati Bar Association
• Ohio State Bar Association
• Kentucky Bar Association


• Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, (J.D. 1993)
• Miami University, (B.S. 1989)