As a former management consultant, Brian partners with clients to craft legal strategies that pursue their business objectives, working creatively to navigate corporate strategy, resolve disputes, negotiate tactical contracts, and implement compliance course corrections.
For emerging and established trade associations, foundations, and technology firms, Brian works as outside general counsel alongside clients’ leadership, boards, and staff to advise on strategic objectives and manage legal tasks in line with their business plans. He advises on governance, antitrust, contracting, intellectual property, litigation, and operational matters, leveraging ArentFox Schiff’s legal team to deliver a full range of legal expertise. Brian delivers custom solutions for clients in diverse industries, including auto parts, higher education, finance, food, health care, real estate, retail, and software.
Clients trust Brian to manage litigation and other disputes in the court room and at the negotiating table, with an emphasis on balancing dispute resolution with business objectives. Brian litigates fiduciary and contract-breach actions, pursues payments from commercial payers, and responds to subpoenas and government investigations. He has navigated litigation involving claims by association members, high-stake contract disputes, complex federal and state regulatory schemes, reimbursement from commercial payers, class actions, and international arbitrations. Brian has extensive experience coordinating clients’ strategies in response to subpoenas, investigations, and civil actions stemming from antitrust allegations, contracts, and corporate law.
Clients look to Brian to manage day-to-day and emergent challenges, whether responding to environmental challenges like a pandemic, dealing with threatened litigation, addressing good-governance practices for directors, or managing a leadership change.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Brian D. Schneider