Brian R. Weir-Harden

Brian R. Weir-Harden

Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Partner

Indianapolis, Indiana

Brian Weir-Harden focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, internal and government investigations, criminal and civil antitrust law, and corporate compliance. A clear and concise communicator, Brian has an ability to identify critical legal issues and provide solutions while also helping to protect his client’s business interests. Brian represents corporations and individuals subject to federal and state criminal and civil proceedings. He advises on national and international criminal antitrust investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Japan Fair Trade Commission. Moreover, Brian represents creditors in commercial collections, commercial foreclosures, receiverships and loan restructurings. Brian has represented clients involved in a wide range of criminal and quasi-criminal matters, including antitrust, tax evasion, bank fraud, immigration, foreign corruption and trade secret violations. He regularly engages with federal agencies such as the DOJ, Internal Revenue Service and Securities and Exchange Commission on behalf of national and international clients in the automobile parts, steel, real estate, insulation manufacturing, food services, financial services, mining, sports management, pharmaceuticals, nonprofit and government sectors. He also guides individuals through state ethics and grand jury proceedings and arbitrations. In the area of antitrust law, Brian has advised and defended corporate clients and individuals in large national and international criminal antitrust investigations. He also has represented clients in civil antitrust matters and has experience with large and complex multidistrict class actions. Brian has assisted corporate clients with updating and modernizing antitrust compliance and enforcement policies and programs, and provided employee compliance training to large manufacturing companies. He has also contributed to international antitrust publications, such as The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Cartels and Leniency. Notably, Brian is valued for his leadership when it comes to devising and executing legal solutions and plans of action. Brian ably explains complex issues in a manner that is understandable, actionable and defensible. Whether he is faced with a compliance issues or thorny investigation, Brian understands the importance of problem-solving in a way that allows his clients to keep their businesses running smoothly.

Experience

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  • Partner
    Jan 2017 ∼ Present 5 years
  • Associate
    Nov 2015* ∼ Jan 2017 1 year
Firm Prospects attorney tracking launched in 2015/2016. Prior employment history currently unavailable.

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