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Overview

Brian focuses his practice on labor and employment matters.

He regularly assists clients with issues relating to Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), and other state and federal employment laws. His work involves both counseling clients on human resources issues – ensuring their policies and handbooks comply with relevant laws – and assisting at all stages of litigation in the defense of public and private employers against administrative complaints and lawsuits before state and federal agencies and in state and federal court. Brian also has experience training HR professionals and managers on best practices for evaluating, disciplining and discharging employees in the workplace. 

Before joining the firm, Brian served as a law clerk to the Honorable E. Richard Webber of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.


Services

Recognition

  • The Missouri Bar, Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2015-2016

Education

  • J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
    • magna cum laude
      • Order of the Coif
      • Missouri Law Review, Senior Note and Comment Editor
      • Judge L.F. Cottey Advocacy Award
  • B.A., Covenant College
    • summa cum laude
    • History

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Illinois

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • BAMSL Call-a-Lawyer Committee, Co-chair, 2016-2017
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Young Lawyers Division

Clerkships

The Hon. E. Richard Webber, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2014-2015