July 19, 2021
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Brian Nadler focuses his practice on appeals and dispositive motion practice in state and federal court. His practice also involves assisting trial counsel in reviewing appellate strategy and preserving issues for appeal. He has experience briefing cases on a wide range of issues, working to interpret technical issues for a more generalist audience of judges. Brian has briefed cases in the state and federal courts of appeals.
Brian has experience litigating in many subject areas, including construction, environmental, business, contract, and tort law. He has filed amicus briefs in the Washington Division 1 Court of Appeals on behalf of several nationally organized trade associations.
Brian previously clerked for the Honorable Thomas O. Rice of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. While in law school, Brian was the Editor-in-Chief of the Gonzaga Law Review and worked at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Washington. As an undergraduate, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Claremont McKenna College.
Mr. Nadler worked for three years in a major firm in Bellingham, Washington on port district, environmental, and litigation matters. Mr. Nadler is originally from Davis, California, where he swam competitively for 14 years, including collegiate competition. In his free time Mr. Nadler enjoys rooting for the Sacramento Kings, hiking outdoors with his wife, and raising their two Australian Shepherds.
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
B.A., Claremont McKenna College, 2011 (Majors: Environmental Science and Literature)
J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2016 (Editor-in-Chief, Gonzaga Law Review 2015-2016 and National Trial Team)
Rising Star, Washington State Super Lawyers Magazine, 2022
Washington State Bar Association
King County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association
Brian C. Nadler, Jurisprudential Juxtapositions: Resolving Establishment Clause Issues After Town of Greece, N.Y. v. Galloway, 50 Gonz. L. Rev. 75 (2015)
Energetic and fun-loving Australian Shepherds. They enjoy making new friends—dogs and people. Left up to them, they would spend every day chasing their toys and going on trail walks with their humans!