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  • Judicial Staff Attorney, Ninth Appellate District Court of Appeals, Ohio, 1994

Education

J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, summa cum laude, 1991

  • Research Editor, Cleveland State Law Review

B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1987

Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1996
  • United States Supreme Court , 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2001
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I strive to achieve the proper balance between faith, family and firm.  I'm grateful for the opportunity to assist clients in solving their challenging and complex problems while working at a firm that encourages its employees to be devoted to their community.

Brian is a shareholder in the Cleveland office of Reminger Co. LPA where he is a co-chair of the firm's appellate advocacy practice group and a leader in the insurance coverage and bad faith practice group.

Brian’s writing and advocacy skills have enabled him to represent insurance companies in complex disputes with policyholders and hundreds of clients in appellate proceedings in both state and federal courts. He has briefed and/or argued numerous cases before most of the appellate courts in Ohio, the Ohio Supreme Court, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and in the United States Supreme Court. Brian frequently speaks before professional organizations on topics including ethics, professionalism, civil procedure, legal writing, appellate advocacy and insurance coverage.  

Honors & Recognitions

Brian has been recognized by the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys for his outstanding contribution to the development of the law as author of a number of amicus curiae briefs filed in the Ohio Supreme Court.

Recognized as a Rising Star and as a Super Lawyer fby Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine.



Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations

Ohio State Bar Association

Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
-Appellate Court Committee
-Insurance Law Committee 

Lawyers Guild of the Cleveland Catholic Diocese

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Representative Matters

  • Leopold v. Ace Doran Hauling & Rigging Company, 136 Ohio St.3d 257, 2013-Ohio-3107
  • Houdek v. Thyssenkrupp Materials, N.A., Inc., 134 Ohio St.3d 491, 2012-Ohio-5685
  • White v. Leimbach, 131 Ohio St.3d 21, 2011-Ohio-6238
  • Huff v. First Energy Corp., 130 Ohio St.3d 196, 2011-Ohio-5083
  • New Destiny Treatment Center, Inc. v. Wheeler, 129 Ohio St.3d 39, 2011-Ohio-2266
  • Jerman v. Carlisle, McNellie, Rini, Kramer & Ulrich, LPA, 559 U.S. 573, 130 S.Ct. 1605, 176 L.Ed.2d 519 (2010)

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