Attorneys » Brian H. Lamkin, Partner

Brian LamkinMr. Lamkin focuses his practice on the representation of businesses, both large and small, regarding their employment law needs. He counsels clients on a wide range of employment-related issues, including hiring, discipline and termination of employees; enforcement of trade secrets, and non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements; wage and hour laws; family, medical and military leave; prevention and investigation of claims of discrimination and harassment; and techniques for avoiding employee lawsuits and administrative claims. Brian also has extensive experience representing employers in state and federal trial and appellate courts and before administrative agencies, as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings such as mediation and arbitration, on a wide range of employment-related matters. Additionally, Brian provides training on employment law and human resource issues to both management and non-management employees, and prepares and reviews employment, severance and non-competition agreements, employee guidebooks and human resource policies.

In addition to his employment law practice, Brian represents clients in a wide range of general commercial litigation matters.

Brian has an AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell. An AV Peer Review Rating reflects the fact that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.

Before joining Manchel & Brennan, P.C. in 2007, Brian spent ten years practicing in the Labor and Employment and Litigation groups at a large national law firm in Boston.


J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1994, with distinction
B.A., Yale University, 1991, cum laude

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts; Maryland

Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Fourth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits

Honors & Distinctions

2012-present, selected for inclusion in Massachusetts Super Lawyers by Boston Magazine and New England Super Lawyers Magazine

2009, selected as Rising Star by Boston Magazine and New England Super Lawyers Magazine