Brian R. Redden

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig Co., LPA
 | 221 E. 4th St, Suite 2300
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-357-4351
Fax: 513-977-4361
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    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.

    As an attorney, shareholder, and COO at Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig Co., LPA, Brian handles civil litigation, employment law, business law and estate planning on behalf of clients throughout Ohio. His caseload includes matters such as restrictive covenants, trade secrets, litigation, private foundations, and charitable giving.

    In the event that litigation arises, Mr. Redden is a highly experienced trial lawyer. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

    Mr. Redden is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is also a former adjunct professor at Miami University and Xavier University, a former NFL and CFL Player Contract Advisor, and does volunteer work with a number of organizations with a focus on youth sports and education.

    Practice Areas
    • 30%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 30%Business Litigation
    • 20%Employment & Labor: Employer
    • 20%Employment Litigation: Defense
    Focus Areas

    Sexual Harassment, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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    About Brian Redden

    Admitted: 1999, Ohio

    Professional Webpage:


    • Panelist on National Level Opportunity Zone Seminar in Miami FL, Opportunity Zone Expo,, 2019
    • Participant, Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, 2010
    • Peer-rated Ohio Super Lawyer, 2018 - Present
    • National Republican Congressional Business Advisory Committee, 2002
    • Peer-rated Ohio Super Lawyer – Rising Star, 2010 - 2011
    • Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Cincinnati Bar Association, CALL Class XIV - 2010
    • Former Certified Contract Advisor, National Football League Players' Association and Canadian Football League Players' Association
    • Kingston's Who's Who in American Business, 2002

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • NFLPA Contract Advisor, 2000
    • CFLPA Contract Advisor, 1999

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Cincinnati Bar Association, Chair of Sports and Entertainment Law Committee
    • American Bar Association, Member of Employment and Labor Subsection
    • Ohio Bar Association, 1999
    • Chair, Red Mass Committee and Board Member/Officer, St. Thomas More Lawyers Society of Greater Cincinnati
    • Ohio
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
    • American Bar Association, Member of Sports and Entertainment Law Subsection
    • Cincinnati Bar Association, 1999
    • Sports Lawyers Association, 2000
    • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
    • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member of Professionalism and Ethics Committee, 2002
    • American Bar Association, 1999
    • City of Madeira, Ohio - Mayor's Court Magistrate, 2016
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Ohio Republican Party - Voter Protection Counsel for November 2020 Election - Hamilton County Ohio Chair, 2020
    • St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Parish Youth Sports Boosters, Football Program Coach and Coordinator, 2008 - 2014 Basketball Coach
    • Greater Cincinnati Sports Corporation, Trustee
    • St. Xavier High School, Music Boosters Board - Parking Team, President, 2017
    • Cincinnati Police Foundation, Vice President, Board of Trustees, 2015
    • National Hockey League Players Association, 2002
    • St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Parish Youth Sports Boosters Board, 2010-2014
    • Neusole Foundation, Trustee
    • St. Xavier High School, Music Boosters Board - Parking Team Chair, 2016
    • Greater Cincinnati and Columbus Epilepsy Foundation, Scholarship Golf Outing Planning Team, 2012
    • Canadian Football League Players' Association, 1999
    • Neusole Foundation, Inc. Board - Legal Advisor, 2007-2014
    • Teen Response, Inc., Trustee
    • Xavier University Lawyers Club
    • Neusole Foundation, Inc. Board - President, 2014 - Present
    • National Football League Players' Association, 2001
    • Teen Response, Inc. - Board President, 2000

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Describing the areas of impact of Ohio's new Employment Law Uniformity Act and its effects on Management and Plaintiff's Side Employment Law Claims, Presenter, Dapper for Some, Snags for Others – Ohio’s Employment Law Uniformity Act, Cincinnati Bar Association, Employment Law, 2021
    • White collar crime and embezzlement is an issue for all businesses, but especially closely held and small. Prevention and appropriate response is key to success., Speaker, White Collar Crime Reaction and Recovery, Northern Kentucky Bar Association, BDO, Oswald Insurance
    • Co-presented with Brett Renzenbrink on the opportunties and pitfalls of using Social Media for marketing, case research, and litigation, Co-Presenter, Social Media Do's and Don'ts, Cincinnati Bar Association, Ethics Committee, Professionalism Committee
    • Adjunct Professor, Sports Business Law, Xavier University, Cincinnati, 2006 - 2009
    • Adjunct Professor, Environmental, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1999 - 2006

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Lawyers of Distinction, 2019
    • Lawyers of Distinction, 2020
    • Lawyers of Distinction, 2021


    Educational Background:

    • Xavier University, Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Honors: University Scholar, Major: History, 1994

    Industry Groups

    • Charitable
    • Employment
    • Institutional
    • Litigation
    • Sports
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    Office Location for Brian R. Redden

    221 E. 4th St
    Suite 2300
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    Phone: 513-357-4351

    Fax: 513-977-4361

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    Last Updated: 8/7/2020

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