Brian's practice focuses on the litigation of disputes arising from commercial and government contracts. During his 17 years in practice, he has handled matters in many of the state and federal courts in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, as well as the Government Accountability Office, the federal administrative boards of contract appeals and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. In addition to handling all aspects of pretrial and appellate litigation, Brian has tried a number of complex matters to arbitration panels, judges and juries.
A significant portion of Brian's experience comes from his work on behalf of clients doing business with federal and state government agencies. In addition to representing clients in disputes arising from federally funded construction projects, Brian has represented a variety of supply and service contractors at all stages of the procurement process. He has particular expertise in the scope and application of the Trade Secrets Act and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) as it relates to contractor trade secrets and proprietary information.
Brian has closely followed the recent legislative and regulatory initiatives to enhance competition for federal contracts and to increase oversight and reduce fraud, and he has written and spoken on the implications of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.