Brian Bevan’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, commercial civil litigation and employment law. He has worked representing individuals, companies, and financial institutions in federal grand jury proceedings, criminal matters, administrative enforcement actions, sentencing hearings, and complex civil litigation. His work specifically has included defending against BSA/AML violations, health care fraud violations, state and federal Controlled Substance Act violations, and tax fraud and evasion violations. He has also worked on information security and data breach matters, litigated False Claims Act cases, and represented individuals and companies in DEA and FDA investigations and administrative enforcement actions. Brian has obtained significant experience in defending health care providers and senior health care executives in enforcement proceedings, internal investigations and actions, including federal and state regulatory matters, fraud and abuse law claims, HIPAA compliance investigations, and provider credentialing.Brian has also represented employers in unemployment compensation matters, 42 U.S.C. § 1981 and §1983 cases, common worker misclassification issues, federal and state employment discrimination law disputes, OSHA investigations and litigation, and federal and state wage and hour law disputes. Additionally, he has represented individuals and entities in general liability defense matters, including product liability, premises liability, and personal injury litigation. He also has represented insurers in insurance fraud investigations and insurance coverage disputes.
Brian earned a B.A. in History with a minor in Political Science from Duke University in 2002. After teaching history and coaching soccer and basketball for four years at The Gunnery, a co-ed independent day/boarding school in Connecticut, Brian attended Penn State University Dickinson School of Law, from where he earned a J.D. in 2009. While in law school, Brian participated in Moot Court and was an inaugural member of the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, where he helped to write two amicus briefs submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court; (1) Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc., 557 U.S. 167 (2009) (ADEA case); (2) Ricci, et al. v. DeStefano, et al., 557 U.S. 557 (2009) (Title VII and Equal Protection Clause case).