Brian provides strategic and pragmatic advocacy and advice to businesses, management, and investors regarding high-stakes legal disputes and transactional, corporate governance, employment, and regulatory matters. His problem-solving skills, tenacious advocacy, and dedication to understanding each client's unique circumstances and goals lead to quality results for his clients.
Brian's legal experience reflects the diversity of his clients, who have included Fortune 500 companies, local businesses, corporate officers and directors, shareholders, partners and joint venturers, investors, real estate developers, trustees, personal representatives, brokers, landlords, tenants, franchisors, employers, and employees.
Brian represents clients in complex litigation involving business, real estate, labor and employment, corporate governance, contract, trade secrets, trademark and trade dress, fraud, fiduciary duty, negligence, unfair competition, RICO, lending, investing, shareholder and partnership, landlord/tenant, trust and probate, and insurance disputes. Brian also represents clients in transactional, regulatory, corporate governance, and labor and employment matters.
Before forming Lauter Law, PC, Brian worked in the Los Angeles office of the Am Law 200 litigation powerhouse Robins Kaplan LLP and at respected boutique litigation firms in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. He is a graduate of the University of California, Davis School of Law where he was an editor of the U.C. Davis Law Review and interned with the California Department of Justice. Prior to law school, Brian earned his B.A. in Political Science, with High Distinction, from the University of California, San Diego and worked as an advisor to the President of the San Diego City Council.
Brian is dedicated to keeping apprised of legal and policy developments that may affect his clients' interests. He also devotes a significant amount of time to the Los Angeles community through pro bono work and other volunteer activities.