Brett Janich’s practice is primarily devoted to complex employment litigation, with a particular emphasis on the representation of employers in single-plaintiff, class, and collective actions alleging discrimination, retaliation, and/or violation of state and federal wage-and-hour laws. Brett’s practice additionally encompasses restrictive covenant/trade secret litigation and representation of management in traditional labor disputes. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Brett worked for a large international law firm, and completed a year-long clerkship with a federal district court judge in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama.
University of Alabama School of Law, 2013, J.D.
Birmingham-Southern College, 2010, B.A., cum laude
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
US District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
US District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Clerkship to Judge R. David Proctor of the US District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (2013 - 2014)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2019)
Member, Alabama Law Review
John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, University of Alabama School of Law
Jessup Int’l Moot Court Team, University of Alabama School of Law
Hugo L. Black Scholar, University of Alabama School of Law