Background & Current Emphasis
Brian focuses his practice on civil litigation, white collar criminal defense matters, internal investigations, government investigations, and corporate compliance. Brian’s experience includes a wide range of civil, criminal, and quasi-criminal matters, such as antitrust investigations, tax evasion, bank fraud, immigration, foreign corruption, and administrative proceedings. He regularly engages with federal agencies such as the Department of Justice, Internal Revenue Service, and Securities & Exchange Commission on behalf of state, national, and international clients. Brian has served on attorney teams for federal monitorships resulting from deferred prosecution agreements in the medical device and telecommunications industries.
Brian advises clients on the development and implementation of effective compliance programs for state, national, and international corporations. His corporate compliance experience includes risk assessments, compliance training, review and preparation of policies and procedures, and the implementation of corporate best practices in highly regulated industries. Brian also has experience representing creditors in commercial collections, commercial foreclosures, receiverships, and loan restructuring.
Brian received his B.A. with honors in philosophy and psychology from Indiana University in 1998, where he was a Herman B. Wells Scholar and a Richard G. Lugar Minority Scholar. In 2007, he received his J.D. from the Indiana University Mauer School of Law, where he was a member of the Black Law Student Association. In2017, Brian was named and “Up and Coming Lawyer” by The Indiana Lawyer for professional and legal achievements early in his practice.
Brian is also a Principal Consultant for Proteus Discovery Group, MBCB’s independent eDiscovery services and consulting firm. He was previously a partner at Barnes & Thornburg, LLP.
- J.D., Indiana University Mauer School of Law, 2007
- B.A. with Honors, Philosophy & Psychology, Indiana University, 1998
- Indianapolis Jazz Foundation, Board Member
- Drug Free Marion County, Board Member and Vice President
- ReCenter Indiana Inc., Board Member and Secretary
- Black Law Student Association – Indiana University Mauer School of Law, Alumni Board Member
- Health Care Education & Training (HECT), Board Member
- Forge Ahead Clubhouse, Advisory Board Member