AREA OF PRACTICE

Commercial Litigation

Biography

Brian Alosco is an associate in Brown Rudnick’s Commercial Litigation group. Brian represents companies and individuals in a broad range of commercial disputes in both federal and state courts as well as before arbitration panels and mediators. He also has extensive experience litigating in adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court.

In addition to his litigation practice, Brian advises employers across various industries relative to hiring, terminations, discrimination claims, employee handbooks, and other employment matters.  He also conducts internal investigations on behalf of clients in response to allegations of wrongdoing. 

Representation

Obtained a $17 million judgment on behalf of the Liquidation Trustee of Green Field Energy Services, Inc. in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware arising from claims including breach of contract and tortious interference against the company’s former CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Successfully defended two trustees of a realty trust in an arbitration proceeding alleging claims of breach of fiduciary duty regarding the management of a commercial property valued at more than $100 million.

Successfully obtained dismissal of an adversary proceeding seeking disallowance of bondholder claims against the bankruptcy estates of Magnesium Corporation of America and its affiliates in the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Investigated hostile work environment allegations against a company’s CEO at the direction of the Special Litigation Committee of the company’s Board of Directors.

Advised client in mediation with former employee regarding allegations of violations of New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act (“CEPA”).

Education

University of Connecticut School of Law – J.D., honors, 2015
Connecticut Law Review
Vanderbilt University – B.A., 2012

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts
New York
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Professional Memberships
Boston Bar Association
National LGBT Bar Association
Community Involvement
Pro bono representation of immigrant children seeking permanent resident status in the United States in order to avoid abuse and neglect in their native countries (through organizations such as Kids In Need of Defense).
Pro bono representation of artists seeking to recover unpaid fees for their works and services (through organizations such as Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts).
Pro bono representation of individual Chapter 7 debtors seeking to improve their financial situation through bankruptcy (through organizations such as Volunteer Lawyers Project).