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Indiana University School of Law, J.D., 2008
United States Military Academy at West Point, B.S. 2000
Michigan State Bar
Virginia State Bar
Honors and Awards
Rising Star, Michigan Super Lawyers, 2017
Brian focuses his practice on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including the purchase, sale and financing of developed and undeveloped real property. Brian has represented clients in commercial development and leasing projects, including office and retail properties on behalf of landlords, tenants, developers, lenders and borrowers, and planned development.
Brian also has extensive experience representing companies large and small in industries such as manufacturing, construction, employment matters, commercial real estate development and retail. He has assisted his clients with contract review, drafting, and negotiation, entity creation, buy and sell agreements, shareholder agreements, and general business interests and counseling.
Before joining the firm, Brian handled commercial real estate, construction and business matters for a firm in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Prior to that, he worked as in-house counsel for a publicly-traded manufacturing company. While representing the company in matters pertaining to business law, real estate law, commercial litigation and employment matters, Brian gained valuable experience managing the company’s corporate compliance with federally regulated matters such as affirmative action and ITAR.
As an Army officer, Brian served with First Infantry Division in Germany, Poland, Turkey, Kuwait, and Iraq. Brian was awarded a Bronze Star Medal for his service in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II.
In his spare time, Brian enjoys golfing, attending and watching sporting events, and spending time with his wife Stacy and two children.