When startups to Fortune 50 companies seek to protect themselves from trade secret theft and executives violating non-compete restrictions, they turn to Brian Spang. A proven litigator, strategic thinker, and excellent writer, Brian looks for the shortest path to the best result for each client. He has helped clients win and defeat trade secret and restrictive covenant cases, and defeat a wide array of complex and high-exposure matters, including wage and hour class and collective actions, and wrongful termination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and discrimination lawsuits. In addition, Brian helps employers avoid litigation in the first place by calling upon his 20-plus years of experience to counsel them on a variety of employment law and litigation issues.
Brian represents a broad range of clients, including large insurance companies, banks, staffing and recruiting companies, as well as digital technology and software engineering development and consulting companies.
A tough advocate, Brian has litigated cases from coast to coast, in forums ranging from state trial courts to the Supreme Court of the United States, and before arbitration panels and administrative agencies. Brian’s clients also appreciate his collaborative team approach to litigation management.
Outside the courtroom, Brian counsels employers on drafting and implementing restrictive covenants, compensation incentive and commission plans, employment contracts, and related policies.
Following law school, Brian clerked for U.S. Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey (retired) in the Northern District of Indiana.