Brian Sher is a litigator with a keen business sense. His nationwide litigation practice covers the full gamut of business and commercial litigation. Corporations especially depend on Brian when it comes to issues involving restrictive covenants. Whether it is claims of defamation, fraud or tortious interference, clients in the media, healthcare and technology industries appreciate his no-nonsense approach as they navigate their way through the litigation process - from depositions to appeals.

Brian’s matter-of-fact style not only serves his clients well in litigation matters, but in all facets of their business. Using his gift of foresight and relentless desire to learn about their business goals and objectives, Brian has a knack for helping his clients avoid any pitfalls today that would impact their future success tomorrow. He relishes the opportunity to serve as a trusted business adviser, often in the role of outside general counsel, identifying legal needs and assembling the appropriate talent to address those issues. Brian has helped numerous clients plan for and then effectuate the sale of their business. No wonder clients and colleagues alike consider Brian their legal Sherpa, deftly guiding them through potential dangers so they can achieve their ambitions.

The bottom line – Brian is laser-focused on proactive problem solving for the long-term success of his clients.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • National Champion, Craven Moot Court Competition
    • Whittier Elementary School, an Oak Park School – Council Member, 1999-2003
    • Oscar Mayer School – Council Member, 1991-1996
    • Whittier Elementary School, an Oak Park School – Council Member, 1999-2003
    • Oscar Mayer School – Council Member, 1991-1996
    • Oscar Mayer School – Council Member, 1991-1996
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Publications

  • "Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 – The Often Overlooked Defense Tool," Product Liability Law & Strategy, Spring 2004
  • "Utilization of Boilerplate Contractual Definition Results in $11 Million Judgment Against Bank for Breach of Warranty in Assignment Agreement After Underlying Loans Discovered to be Fraudulent," The Alert, Federal Bar Association, Vol. 4 No. 2, June 1999

Speaking Engagements

  • In the Wake of Enron and Andersen: Corporate Ethics, Practices and Policies Revisited, May 15, 2002