- Emory University School of Law, J.D., with honors
member of the Order of the Coif
- Wheaton College, B.A.
magna cum laude
ADMISSIONSUnited States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Georgia state trial and appellate courts New York Unified Court System
With significant experience in the federal courts and appeals, Mr. Spielman’s practice is focused on complex business litigation, employment and business disputes, and appeals.For more than a decade, Mr. Spielman’s career was focused in the judiciary. In addition to his two clerkships in the United States District Courts, Mr. Spielman worked in the Department of Justice Honors Program as an Attorney Advisor in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Office of Administrative Law Judges. He also served as a Court Counsel to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau. As Counsel at the Khayat Law Firm, Mr. Spielman has leveraged his knowledge and experience from all judicial levels to represent clients in administrative proceedings, trial level cases, and appeals.Brian previously worked as a Court Counsel to the Palau Supreme Court and in the Drug Enforcement Administration Component of the Department of Justice Honors Program.
Brian D. Spielman, “Warships” in The North Sea: Why the Definition of “Warship” for Determining Sovereign Immunity Settled Twenty-Five Years Ago, 15 J. INT’L MAR. L. 322 (2009)
Brian D. Spielman, Note, An Evaluation of Russia’s Impending Claim for Continental Shelf Expansion: Why Rule 5 Will Shelve Russia’s Claim, 23 EMORY INT’L L. REV. 309 (2009)
David J. Bederman and Brian D. Spielman, Refusing Salvage, 6 LOY. MAR. L.J. 31 (Spring 2008).
The Honorable Debra M. Brown, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
The Honorable E. Clayton Scofield III, United States Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia