Mr. Vines is admitted to the Kentucky and Alabama bar and has represented individuals, small businesses, states, and Fortune 100 companies in a broad range of litigation. He joined the firm in 2011 after working for two years at one of the largest law firms in the Southeast.
He graduated from Auburn University summa cum laude with a degree in Civil Engineering. While at Auburn, he was involved in numerous campus activities and was selected as a member of Spade Honorary.
After working in San Francisco as an engineer for one of the world’s largest oil companies, he attended the University of Virginia School of Law. At Virginia, Mr. Vines served on the Managing Board of the Virginia Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif, an honor reserved for those who graduate in the top ten percent of their class. Prior to entering private practice, Brian served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable William H. Pryor Jr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
His practice has ranged from representing individuals and local businesses in Alabama State Courts to representing the State of Kentucky. Mr. Vines has represented Plaintiffs in a broad range of matters including copyright and trademark disputes, commercial disputes, personal injury matters and class actions. Mr. Vines, along with several other Hare Wynn lawyers and the Kentucky Attorney General’s office, secured a $25 million settlement for the commonwealth in a consumer protection case. Recently, Mr. Vines was part of a team of Hare Wynn lawyers that secured an $8 million verdict in a nursing home case in Kentucky.
Besides the practice of law, Mr. Vines enjoys spending time with his family. Brian and his wife, Sarah Beth, are the proud parents of three sons and one daughter.