Overview

Brian P. FitzGerald is a management-side labor and employment attorney with experience representing employers throughout Ohio and New York before federal and state courts as well as in federal, state, and local administrative agencies. Brian’s practice primarily focuses upon assisting employers with unfair competition issues, such as the enforcement of noncompete, nonsolicitation, and nondisclosure agreements. In addition, Brian also counsels employers regarding issues such as hiring and firing decisions and workplace safety and health matters.

Most recently, Brian’s experience has included providing guidance to employers concerning employment and workplace safety issues in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prior to joining Littler, Brian worked as a management-side labor and employment attorney in the New York City office of a full-service national law firm. Currently, Brian serves in several leadership positions with Cleveland area nonprofit organizations, including on the boards of the Cornell Club of Northeast Ohio and the Metanoia Project.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network

Board Member

Cornell Club of Northeast Ohio

Member

LeadDiversity, Class of 2019

Board Member

The Metanoia Project

Member

Service Committee

Saint Ignatius High School

Member

Irish American Law Society of Cleveland

Recognition

Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America©

2021

Speaking Engagements

2019 Ohio Employer Conference

Cleveland, OH

October 10, 2019

2018 Ohio Regional Employer Conference

Cleveland, OH

October 18, 2018

Education

  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2012
  • B.S., Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, 2008

Bar Admission

Ohio
New York

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York