Brian S. Spitler

Partner / Chattanooga

Brian is a partner in our Chattanooga, Tennessee office.  His commercial litigation practice focuses on defending attorneys, accountants, health care providers and design professionals in malpractice actions in both Tennessee and Georgia.  He also defends accountants in AICPA and state accounting board complaints as well as SEC investigations.  Brian represents clients in general commercial litigation, transportation and premises liability and provides insurance coverage opinions as well.  Brian is a member of the firm’s cyber liability practice group and has advised and defended accountants, lawyers and businesses in cyber fraud matters.

Prior to joining Copeland Stair, Brian was a Senior Associate at Jones Day in Atlanta, where his practice focused on defending international corporations against a wide range of cases including securities fraud, product liability, Fair Credit Reporting Act and other general litigation matters.  Brian also served as a judicial extern for The Honorable James G. Carr, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.