Brian is a strategic thinker focused on achieving the best resolution for clients navigating complex litigation. His goal is to understand each client’s unique perspectives and goals and to manage cases to advance those interests. As a litigator, Brian represents clients in various forms of commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and environmental litigation. He also counsels clients on risk management strategies to avoid litigation. Brian has experience handling all aspects of litigation proceedings from inception to resolution, including requests for injunctive relief, motions practice, discovery, depositions, trial, and appeal.
Prior to joining Cable Huston in 2021, Brian was an associate at Short Cressman & Burgess and later Ogden Murphy Wallace after the two Seattle, Washington firms merged. He represented individuals, companies, and governments in state court, federal court, and arbitration proceedings. He represented clients in commercial litigation, including partnership disputes, real estate transactions and real property disputes, and breach of contract disputes. He also represented employers enforcing non-compete, non-solicit, and confidentiality restrictive covenants. He litigated various environmental cases including a landmark environmental case, recovering a multi-million-dollar CERCLA response cost judgment and successfully defending it on appeal.