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Brian, an attorney in the firm’s Appellate Group, has extensive experience in briefing and arguing appeals and class action matters in federal and state courts. He has argued more than forty-five appeals in cases involving a wide range of constitutional and statutory issues, including in cases arising under the First Amendment, anti-fraud statutes, the bankruptcy code, and environmental laws. Before joining Reed Smith in July 2014, Brian was an Assistant Solicitor General in the Office of the New York State Attorney General. His experience also includes several years at a major law firm in New York, where he focused on securities and class action litigation.


  • 纽约大学法学院, 2006, 法学博士, cum laude, NYU Law Review
  • University of Iowa, 1998, 学士, Economics and Spanish

  • 加利福利亚州
  • 纽约

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • 联邦地区上诉法院-哥伦比亚巡回区法院
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • 联邦地区法院 – 纽约南部地区

  • Honorable Reena Raggi, U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit, 1 October 2007 to 1 October 2008
  • Honorable Alvin K. Hellerstein, 联邦地区法院 – 纽约南部地区, 1 October 2006 to 1 September 2007

  • 西班牙语