Brian started his legal career as a tax attorney for a mid-sized accounting firm, preparing federal and state tax forms for high net-worth individuals and counseling them on their family, corporate and partnership tax planning. Brian transitioned to a mid-sized law firm as a tax and estate planning attorney for technology entrepreneurs, intergenerational wealth-holders, and real estate developers before deepening his financial acumen by getting his MBA at Cornell University.
Brian integrated his financial and legal experiences while working at a leading trust company and financial services firm, starting as a fiduciary innovation strategist before being promoted to Assistant Vice President and Operational and Planning Innovation Manager.
Before joining Faegre Drinker, Brian practiced in the private client services group of another full-service law firm, working with media and corporate executives, entrepreneurs and intergenerational wealth-holders on sophisticated estate and tax planning, along with estate and trust administration needs.
Brian is passionate about theatre, philanthropy, Shakespeare, running and college basketball.