Brendan is skilled in all aspects of litigation, ranging from pre-litigation counseling to the courtroom, and he routinely leverages his experience at both the trial and appellate level to advise his clients pragmatically and cost-effectively. Brendan has particular experience in the financial services industry and frequently represents clients in “industry” and “customer” arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and in successfully mediating such disputes. He also has meaningful practice before appellate courts, including the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and direct experience conducting internal investigations, as well as representing clients facing high-stakes government investigations.
Brendan maintains an active pro bono practice, for which he has been recognized by the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining the firm, Brendan excelled as a competitive swimmer at the collegiate and international level. Brendan is a multiple-time member of the U.S. National Team and, as such, represented the United States in several international competitions. Among other things, Brendan is a former National Champion and National Record-Holder, multiple-time finalist at Olympic trials, and multiple-time All-American and Academic All-American at the University of Pennsylvania.
Brendan enjoys exercise and fitness, trivia and Philadelphia sports.