Brian R. England


UCLA (2000) J.D.; University of Rochester (1997) B.A.


2049 Century Park East, Suite 2460, Los Angeles, CA 90067

Brian began his legal career in the Los Angeles office of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP.  He then joined the leading international law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP as an associate and was later promoted to special counsel.  During that time, Brian represented large, publicly-traded companies in high-stakes, complex litigation and regulatory matters.

Brian is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth, Ninth and Federal Circuits, the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California, and the District Courts of Arizona and the District of Columbia.

Brian has in the past worked extensively with Public Counsel’s Adoptions Project, finalizing numerous adoptions. He also represented a family in an administrative hearing against Los Angeles County regarding the County’s failure to properly pay adoption assistance, resulting in a substantial increase in the monthly payments and significant lump sum payment for past deficiencies. Brian was honored as the Adoptions Project’s Advocate of the Year for 2003. He has also participated, on a pro bono basis, in other family law and parental rights issues.  Finally, Brian was part of a team that litigated a significant prisoner’s rights litigation that resulted in a favorable outcome for deaf prisoners in the federal prison system.

    • Represented a Fortune 100 company in a coordinated proceeding involving more than 25 nationwide and state class actions involving claims of fraud, violations of consumer protection statutes, and breaches of express and implied warranties arising out of the sale of polycarbonate baby bottles and products.

    • Represented major investment banks in the Enron Securities class actions and University of California Regents, et al. v. AOL Time Warner Inc., et al, participating in all aspects of the defense of these actions.