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Brian K. Parker

Partner
Charlotte | 704.335.9847
Fax | 704.334.4706
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Brian Parker has been representing Fortune 100 and 200 companies in litigation and various commercial disputes for more than 25 years. Brian’s trial and litigation experience covers the entire spectrum from complex tort to commercial business litigation matters. He has significant experience serving as lead, national, and/or regional counsel in pattern, class, and multi-district litigation.

Over the last 17 years, Brian has developed a deep understanding of the life sciences arena, specifically representing pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies. He regularly advises and counsels C-suite executives and directors on litigation, governance, compliance, legal operations and sourcing, supply chain, commercialization, regulatory, sustainability, and risk management matters.

Brian is committed and dedicated to exemplary philanthropic and corporate stewardship, and he possesses significant board experience in the areas of audit, governance, compliance, risk management, and sustainability. He currently serves as a director for Duquesne University, UPMC Mercy Hospital, and the Forbes Fund, and he serves on the advisory board for Union Bridge Capital. His prior board service includes the Pittsburgh Symphony, the City of Pittsburgh Housing Authority, and Ferrum Capital Partners LLC. He is a Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors.

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Honors & Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell Distinguished™ Rated in Commercial Litigation; Product & Consumer Litigation; Products Liability; Environmental Solutions; Intellectual Property; Technology & Software; Life Sciences; Japan Practice Group

Memberships

  • Duquesne University, Board of Directors, 2019-present
  • UPMC Mercy, Board of Directors, 2017-present
  • Forbes Fund, Board of Directors, 2002-present
  • National Association of Corporate Directors, 2014-present
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Board of Directors, 2007-2010
  • Housing Authority for the City of Pittsburgh, Board of Commissioners; Vice Chairman, 2000-2006
  • Institute of Politics, Pension Subcommittee, Board Member, 2007-2016