For over 45 years Brian has been at the forefront of legal issues affecting lawyers, judges, courts, businesses and insurers. He has litigated numerous court cases and disciplinary proceedings that have shaped Michigan law – with issues ranging from lawyers’ potential liability to clients for defamation, to judicial candidates’ free speech rights. He has defended many district and circuit courts throughout the state, including Michigan’s largest and most populous, against §1983 actions and similar claims. He also provides crisis management services to clients confronted with legal issues giving rise to unwelcome media attention. Brian has tried in excess of 100 cases to verdict. He continues to apply his considerable experience and expertise to complex professional malpractice, disciplinary, product liability, insurance coverage, and catastrophic personal injury litigation.