Biography

Bryan practices with Preti Flaherty’s Business Law practice group from the firm’s Portland office. He represents diverse clients in matters involving business formation, commercial contracts, labor dispute resolution, cross-border transactional matters, and IP licensing agreements.

Bryan graduated with a dual degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, earned a JD/LLM from Duke Law School, and completed his MBA at Oxford. While pursuing his MBA, Bryan was elected to the Oxford Union, earned his Greenbelt certification in Lean Six Sigma, and won both the Microsoft Business Innovation Challenge and the Venture Capital Investment Competition. At Duke, Bryan was a student-attorney with the Start-Up Ventures Clinic, the Community Enterprise Clinic, and the Civil Justice Clinic. He also served on the transactional law competition board, worked as a teaching assistant for Distinctive Aspects of American Law, was a coordinator for the Southern Justice Spring Break pro bono trip, and chaired the reintegration team for Duke Law's Innocence Project.

Prior to joining Preti Flaherty, Bryan started a Tokyo-based recruitment consulting firm with his brothers, and held legal internships with the U.S. Department of Treasury, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and several international law firms throughout Asia.

A native of Marshfield, Massachusetts, Bryan now lives in Portland with his wife and daughter.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Duke University School of Law (J.D., 2017)
  • Duke University School of Law (LL.M., 2017)
    • International and Comparative Law
    • Executive Board Member, Transactional Law Competition Board
    • Vice President of Interdisciplinary Events, International Law Society
    • Treasurer, Asian Law Students Association
  • Said Business School, University of Oxford (M.B.A., 2017)
  • University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (B.A., summa cum laude, 2009)
    • Economics
  • University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (B.A., summa cum laude, 2009)
    • Political Science
    • Commonwealth Scholarship
    • Political Science Department's Professor Emeritus Award
    • Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society's National Washington Internship Scholarship

Admissions

  • Maine

Professional Affiliations

  • Maine State Bar Association