Brian Hershman

Brian Hershman focuses on civil litigation and white-collar criminal defense in state and federal courts. He has been lead trial counsel in more than 10 state and federal trials that proceeded to verdict and maintains an unblemished trial record.

Brian's recent experience since joining Jones Day includes prevailing in a jury trial for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and former District Attorney Steve Cooley, prevailing in a bench trial for the County of Los Angeles in a dispute concerning the proper recording of reconveyances, obtaining summary judgment for the County of Los Angeles in a dispute concerning judicial compensation, obtaining reversal of a $56.7 million tax assessment against a Fortune 500 company in a writ of mandate trial, obtaining reversal of more than $1 billion in tax assessments against various online travel companies, obtaining dismissal at the pleading stage of a class action against the Metropolitan Transit Authority alleging meal and rest period violations, and prevailing in a CEQA trial on behalf of the MTA. [1]