Brian concentrates his practice on general civil and commercial litigation. Prior to joining Tucker Arensberg, Brian was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Nora Barry Fischer, U.S. District Judge, and for the Honorable Cynthia Reed Eddy, U.S. Magistrate Judge, both of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
As a federal law clerk, Brian worked on cases at all stages of the litigation and drafted dozens of judicial opinions in a variety of legal areas. He has a full understanding of the federal court system, which he now uses to assist in developing case strategies and arguments for his clients.
Represents numerous national multiemployer pension funds in arbitration proceedings and in federal court in cases that often involve multi-million dollar disputes under ERISA and MPPAA. The issues in these cases include withdrawal liability, controlled group liability, interim payments, and delinquent contributions.
Presentations & Publications
- "View from the Other Side of the Bench: Practical Tips for Effective Employment Law Pracitces in the Western Distrist of Pennsylvania," PBI Employment Law Institute CLE, November 2017