Brian comes to the team after 30 years as an attorney with a multi-national corporation. His passion for real estate and ardent support for fair housing are deep-rooted in his family history. As a Central Corridor resident for over 25 years who has renovated 5 homes and built his current residence, it was a natural shift for Brian to join the Warner Hall Group.
During his corporate career, Brian was recognized as a resourceful, collaborative, results-oriented business partner, highly detail-focused with proven sound judgment and outstanding negotiation skills. Known for creative solutions to complex, dimensional problems, his innovative spirit and style will provide clients with confidence that their objectives will be achieved.
In 2011, Brian was a finalist in the International Law Office Global Counsel Awards, and in 2014, he was recognized as the American Corporate Counsel St. Louis Business Journal International Lawyer of the Year. In 2017, Brian was named the #1 Thought Leader by the Financial Times: “Six of the Best, A Guide to Specialist Roles in Company Legal Teams”.
Brian holds an undergraduate degree in education from the University of Dayton and a law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where he also served as an associate dean for admissions at the university’s School of Fine Arts in the 1980s. Additionally, he studied in Italy, Switzerland, and England and has completed advanced studies at Stanford University and Harvard Business School.