Brian P. Markham

Brian P. Markham

Professional Experience

Brian Markham joined the firm as an associate after receiving his law degree from Wayne State University Law School. Prior to law school, Mr. Markham earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting from Wayne State University, where he graduated with a 4.0 GPA.

Mr. Markham has a long history in the legal profession, in which he worked his way from the file room to graduating third in his law school class. While attending law school (during which he received numerous academic honors), Mr. Markham worked as a full-time paralegal, concentrating in trademark law. He was an Assistant Editor on the 2019-2020 Wayne Law Review and his student note, which received the editorial board’s “Superior Note” award, was published in the Wayne Law Review in 2021.

Publications and Presentations


  • J.D. (magna cum laude), Wayne State University Law School, 2020
    • Graduated Third in Class
    • Governor’s Scholar (full academic scholarship)
    • Gold Key Award (2017, 2018, and 2019)
    • David Adamany Academic Prize (highest grade in Constitutional Law)
    • Frances and Charles Driker Award (academic performance)
    • Member of Law Review.  Published: 
      • Note: “What’s Intent Got to Do with It? Inequity and Impracticality in Trademark Territoriality” (2021; awarded the Superior Note Award)
    • Assistant Editor, The Wayne Law Review (2019 – 2020)
    • Legal Extern, The National Labor Relations Board
  • B.A., Wayne State University, Business Administration and Accounting, 2015
    • GPA 4.0
    • Golden Key International Honour Society
    • Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society
  • A.A.S. (summa cum laude), Oakland Community College, Paralegal Studies, 2011 


  • State Bar of Michigan