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Brian Redden Esq.

Brian R. Redden

Shareholder & CEO

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Cincinnati, Ohio

Focused primarily on advocating for and protecting privately owned businesses, Mr. Redden offers comprehensive representation in all aspects of commercial / business law and litigation. He seeks to protect a company’s assets and interests while at the same time developing strategies to mitigate the risk of legal issues and promote business growth. For example, he has defended clients against lawsuits and employment practices violations. As an adviser, he counsels business leaders on topics such as employment policies, negotiating agreements, and transaction disputes.

Meet Brian Redden Esq.

Brian handles the whole spectrum of employment and trade secret law:

  • Employment agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Trade secret protection
  • Employee handbooks
  • Employment policies
  • Executive compensation
  • Employee counseling
  • Employee recruiting and job placement
  • Negotiation of severance agreements
  • Non-litigated resolution of employment disputes
  • and trials and appeals of employment and trade secret disputes.

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Brian also handles disputes involving business transactions, business ownership, personal injury, construction (particularly mechanic's liens, lien enforcement, and general contractor and subcontractor issues), and environmental matters.

Brian Redden Cincinnati Best in Cincy Business Award Winner

Areas of Practice

  • Employment law
  • Trade Secret/Restrictive Covenant Law
  • Commercial/Business Litigation
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Private Foundations and Charitable Giving

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit


  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Student Bar Association Representative of the Year Award, 1997-1998
    • Honors: Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, 1998-1999
  • Xavier University
    • Bachelor of Arts /magna cum laude/ - 1994
    • Honors: University Scholar
    • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • Participant, Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, 2010
  • Peer-rated Ohio Super Lawyer – Rising Star, 2010 - 2011
  • Peer-rated Ohio Super Lawyer, 2018 - 2024
  • Former Certified Contract Advisor, National Football League Players’ Association and Canadian Football League Players’ Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Steven E. Martin, Hamilton County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas , Constable and Law Clerk, 1997 - 1999

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Governors, University Club of Cincinnati
  • Trustee, Teen Response, Inc.
  • Trustee, Neusole Foundation
  • Trustee, Vice President, Cincinnati Police Foundation, Inc.
  • Football Coordinator, St. Gertrude School
  • Youth football coach, St. Gertrude School
  • Trustee, Greater Cincinnati Sports Corporation
  • Board Member, St. Xavier High School Music Boosters
  • Adjunct Professor, Sports Business Law, Xavier University, Cincinnati, 2006 - 2009
  • Xavier University Lawyers Club
  • Adjunct Professor, Environmental, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1999 - 2006

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