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 from Wayne Law third in his 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)
    • Assistant Editor, Wayne Law Review 2019-2020
    • Note, “What’s Intent Got to Do with It? Inequity and Impracticality in Trademark Territoriality,” published in the Wayne Law Review, 2021 and awarded the Superior Note Award
    • Legal Extern at the National Labor Relations Board
  • B.A. (Business Administration, Accounting), Wayne State University, 2015
    • 4.00 GPA
    • Golden Key International Honour Society
    • Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society
  • A.A.S., summa cum laude, Paralegal studies, Oakland Community College, 2011 


  • State Bar of Michigan