Bryan has more than 20 years of litigation experience in the areas of constitutional law and civil rights, education law, employment law, public entity defense and insurance law. His unique understanding of the First Amendment and its application to cities, higher education institutions and K-12 schools is the hallmark of his practice. Bryan has litigated numerous cases involving the Establishment Clause and religious displays on government property. In his work with religious schools, Bryan applies a thorough comprehension of the constitutional limitations placed upon government intrusion and works closely with schools to protect their religious liberty appropriately.
Bryan has defended numerous public employee speech claims as well as claims before the EEOC charging race, gender, age and disability discrimination. Bryan has also handled a number of professional liability cases—including claims of architect, engineering and construction negligence involving highways and residential, commercial and public buildings. He is a 2021 U.S. News Best Lawyer in Employment Law - Management.