Brandon focuses his practice on civil litigation, workers' compensation, and data breach/privacy matters.
As a litigator, Brandon enjoys problem solving complex cases. He has defended trucking companies and aircraft manufacturers in cases arising from catastrophic accidents involving multiple fatalities. He also has significant experience representing both residential and commercial builders from construction defect claims. He has assisted international companies facing major litigation in the United States and worked with publicly traded companies handling their commercial litigation needs.
Prior to joining Reminger, Brandon was the chair of the workers’ compensation practice group at another Columbus law firm. Brandon helps both private employers and state entities navigate the Ohio workers’ compensation system. He has represented clients in all types of workers’ compensation proceedings, from administrative hearings to appeals.
A Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S. (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Brandon has received special training in the data breach and privacy fields. For clients whom have experienced a data security breach, Brandon provides counsel to ensure they minimize their exposure to litigation and regulatory actions.
Successfully represented EIFS subcontractor against claims of over $8,000,000.00 in damages to a 500-unit multi-building apartment complex. Claims were part of a larger lawsuit with alleged damages exceeding $40,000,000.00 against all defendants. The case was ultimately resolved in mediation with a favorable result for the client.
Summary judgment in favor of employer against claims by former employee of racial discrimination, workers' compensation retaliation and violations of the ADA.
Summary judgment obtained on behalf of a steel producer facing antitrust claims of over $500,000,000.00 in damages.
Summary judgment in favor of a Fortune 500 energy company in commercial litigation regarding enforcement of oil and gas contracts.
Summary judgment in favor of a general contractor for mixed-use commercial development project against neighboring property owner's claims for loss of lateral and subjacent support.
Summary judgment in favor of a helicopter repair facility facing claims of negligent misrepresentation.
Defense verdict for an international airline facing claims of breach of contract from passenger.
Successfully defended state entity in workers' compensation mandamus action in the Ohio Tenth District Court of Appeals related to injured worker's appeal of denial of treatment by the Industrial Commission. State of Ohio, Ex. Rel. Stacy M.Everhart v. Industrial Commission of Ohio, et al., Ohio Tenth District Court of Appeals.
Defense verdict for Toledo, Ohio car dealership facing claims for violation of the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act.
Defense verdict for an international airline facing claims from passengers under the Montreal Convention.
Defense jury verdict in favor of state entity employer in trial regarding injured workers' request to add medical conditions to her workers' compensation claim.
Summary judgment in favor of non-profit against claims of negligent hiring and supervision of contractor who allegedly assaulted a student.
Partial summary judgment in favor of residential custom homebuilder against claims by owners of home for fraud and violations of the Consumer Sales Practices Act.
Successful defense resulting in dismissal of product defect case against an Israeli manufacturer of firearm holsters over claims the product caused an unintended discharge of firearm resulting in personal injury.
Honors & Recognitions
Recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star
Community & Professional
Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
Capital University Law School Alumni Board
-President and Board Member
- Brandon L. Abshier Appointed as Chair of Intellectual Property/E-Commerce and Cyber Risk Practice GroupPress Release, Sep 11, 2020
- Press Release, Nov 27, 2019
- Press Release, Oct 18, 2019
- Press Release, May 14, 2019
- Top Ten Things to Do to Prevent a Data BreachWebinar, Aug 14, 2019
- Detangling Liability in Ride Sharing AccidentsRogers, AR, Jun 17, 2019
J.D., Capital University Law School, cum laude, 2008
B.S., North Carolina State University, Business Management/Finance, cum laude, 2004
- State of Ohio, 2008
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio