Legal Team

Brian K. Brittain Director and Principal

Brian is a Director and Principal, and one of the Firm’s original founders. He oversees the Firm’s workers’ compensation and OSHA practices. Primarily, he supervises the management, defense, and administration of workers’ compensation matters for over 1,400 of the Firm’s clients. In addition, Brian is highly regarded in this field for his unique abilities in aiding both state-funded and self-insured companies to reduce overall workers’ compensation liabilities and expenditures.

Since the Firm’s inception, Brian has been the driving force behind the development of workers’ compensation group rating plans and programs. He oversees all actuarial analyses for group projections and directs the claims administration for all new group members.

Brian is a frequent lecturer for the National Business Institute and regularly conducts seminars relating to OSHA workplace safety, workers’ compensation claim defense, and legal ethics. Brian has also authored numerous articles relating to Ohio’s workers’ compensation statutes, OSHA regulations, as well as potential state and federal safety-related statutory changes.

Experience & Education

M.B.A. – Management and Labor Relations, Cleveland State University, 1986.
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1981.
B.A., Mount Union College, 1978, summa cum laude.

Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist of Workers’ Compensation Law.
Ohio Super Lawyer in the area of Workers’ Compensation Law.

Member, Ohio Bar Association, labor law and workers’ compensation sections.
Member, Cleveland Bar Association, workers’ compensation section.
Legal Counsel for Associated Builders & Contractors Safety Committee.

Practice Area Specialties