Brian Maschler is a partner in Arent Fox’s San Francisco office, where he focuses on complex commercial litigation matters including securities, RICO, antitrust, intellectual property, contracts, and business torts in addition to labor and employment law, ADA-related litigation, and white collar criminal defense. He specializes in class action defense, and regularly advises clients on complex commercial, employment, antitrust, intellectual property enforcement and protection, and regulatory compliance matters in litigation, pre-litigation disputes and governmental investigations.
Brian is a proven trial litigator in federal and state courts around country, and has a wealth of appellate, arbitration and mediation experience. He has presented arguments before the Courts of Appeal in the Ninth, Eighth, Second and District of Columbia Circuits, and briefed cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Brian represents a broad range of clients such as Fortune 500 companies, directors and officers, independent auditors, and public organizations. He also represents financial institutions, accounting firms, manufacturers, and other businesses in matters spanning contract disputes, initial and secondary public offerings and private placements, creditors’ rights, workouts, fraudulent conveyances and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy cases.