Brett represents corporations, professionals, insurers, and their insureds, in the litigation of complex commercial disputes. He focuses on insurance defense and insurance coverage work for various commercial lines, including employment practices liability, directors and officers, cyber liability and data breach, fiduciary, general and professional liability, with a particular emphasis on defending law firms and attorneys in legal malpractice actions. He frequently deals with sophisticated issues concerning exhaustion, equitable subrogation, and the prosecution and defense of bad faith claims.
Brett approaches every engagement with a laser focus on early resolution and cost effective representation of his clients. He understands that, in certain circumstances, business considerations may cause a client to bring a case to trial. In those instances, he aggressively drives the case to a successful conclusion.
He has also built a successful practice representing the real estate industry, construction companies and other commercial enterprises in business disputes where there is no insurance coverage to fund the defense or prosecution of the action. The claims he handles encompass many substantive areas of the law including RICO, intellectual property, antitrust, breach of contract and restrictive covenants, corporate law and governance, fraud, and securities, to name a few.