Brett, a founding partner of the firm, focuses on litigation matters including commercial lending, financing, insurance, product liability, real estate, and international disputes.
Brett represents lenders, insurers, transporters, manufacturers, and other business entities in all aspects of litigation in the federal and state courts and before various arbitration venues. He has tried to verdict, before juries and courts, class actions, lender liability cases, insurance, commercial, trucking, real estate, and other business disputes. He has defended insurers in all aspects of commercial, life, health and disability coverage. He has tried or negotiated lender disputes involving letters of credit, repurchase agreements, revolving credit agreements, mortgage priority issues, usury and point disputes, and participation agreements. He has defended insurers in coverage and bad faith litigation, and tried numerous product liability and real estate disputes. He has defended lenders in nearly all aspects of consumer claims, including class actions. Brett has lectured at lender-sponsored and insurance-sponsored seminars and litigation seminars over ten times in the past five years. He appears before the Ohio Supreme Court and various Federal Circuit Courts. He is also an experienced AAA arbitrator, having been involved in numerous commercial and insurance arbitrations, with formal training both by the American Arbitration Association and the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution.