Brian P. FitzGerald is a management-side labor and employment attorney with experience defending employers before federal, state, and local administrative agencies as well as in federal and state courts. In addition to representing employers during litigation, Brian also counsels employers regarding issues such as alternative dispute resolution, hiring and firing decisions, enforcement of non-disclosure and non-compete agreements, and disability accommodations. His practice also includes assisting employers with traditional labor matters such as union organizing and unfair labor practices.

Brian serves in leadership positions with several Cleveland area nonprofit organizations.

Prior to joining Littler, Brian worked as a labor and employment attorney in the New York City office of a full-service national law firm.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network

Board Member

Cornell Club of Northeast Ohio


LeadDiversity, Class of 2019


Personnel Committee

The Metanoia Project


Service Committee

Saint Ignatius High School

Board Member

Associate Board of Recovery Resources

Speaking Engagements

2019 Ohio Employer Conference

Cleveland, OH

October 10, 2019

2018 Ohio Regional Employer Conference

Cleveland, OH

October 18, 2018


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

Bar Admission

New York


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern 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