"Bryan's knowledge of the facts and his presentation to the jury were exceptional," said client and Turbines' President Peg Mills. "His personal commitment to understanding our business and its products and services is what sets him apart in my mind."

Overview

A certified private pilot, clients rely on Bryan throughout highly complex litigation matters because of his quest for the facts in the heavily regulated industries of transportation and aerospace. Bryan has a unique understanding of his clients' needs because he takes the time to really know his clients' business. He has represented original equipment manufacturers, component manufacturers, airlines, Part 135 operators, Part 145 repair stations and fixed base operators. He focuses on the facts to return a verdict based on science and evidence.

In addition to his work for clients in the aviation and aerospace industry, as a trial lawyer he has also represented businesses in complex litigation in a range of industries. Bryan handles matters related to intellectual property, trade secrets, trademarks, contracts, products liability, injury and fraud. His background as a police officer solidified his fact gathering, investigation and negotiation skills, as well as his ability to handle high-stress situations.

Experience

In 2017, he successfully represented a manufacturer of turbine component parts against breach of contract claims seeking over $60 million in damages relating to a master supply agreement and whether parts met specifications and were properly manufactured.

Represented an aerospace client seeking damages for the breach of a master supply agreement and potential theft of trade secrets relating to a military aircraft program.

In 2019, he obtained a directed verdict after two-week jury trial in a Texas State Court in El Paso, Texas for an aviation client accused of negligence and unsafe work conditions.

He successfully managed all litigation and claims for a captive insurance company owned and operated by over 200 Part 145 repair stations.

In 2016, he obtained a Top 100 verdict in Texas on behalf of a business client in a trademark infringement case according to topverdict.com.

In 2019, he obtained a defense verdict following a one-week jury trial in State District Court of Butte County, California for client in breach of contract and products liability action related to the manufacture and installation of an engine kit for aircraft.

He successfully represented an offshore helicopter operator in numerous cases involving claims related to its operations, including multiple jury trials in state and federal courts.

In 2018, he obtained a take-nothing judgment in United States District Court for the Southern District of California following a two-week jury trial on behalf of client against claims of fraud and breach of contract in regards to the sale of multiple aircraft engines.

In 2018, he successfully represented an aviation client, obtaining dismissal at conclusion of the first week of a scheduled two-week bench trial in California State District Court, Los Angeles County for breach of contract.

He has successfully represented several airlines against claims brought under the Montreal Convention.

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Recognitions

Recognitions

Named to the "Texas Rising Stars" as selected by Super Lawyers and published in Texas Monthly 2010-2019

Named a 2019 top rated Aviation and Aerospace attorney by Texas Super Lawyers

Has argued at the Supreme Court of Texas.

Admissions

  • Colorado
  • Texas
  • Court of Appeals for the Eighth District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Education

Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 2007

Edward's University, B.A., Criminal Justice, 2000

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