Bryan represents creditors in collections, bankruptcy, workouts and financings.
Bryan is a Member in the firm's Financial Services and Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice groups.
He counsels financial institutions in connection with commercial loan workouts, bankruptcy proceedings, financings and contract disputes. He also represents secured and unsecured creditors in commercial collections, including judgment enforcement, foreclosures and related proceedings.
Bryan leads the firm’s garnishment group, routinely assisting depository institutions both large and small with reviewing, answering and processing bank account garnishments, levies and other legal orders. He also helps depository institutions navigate disputed garnishment proceedings and advises on compliance with the Maryland Confidential Financial Records Act.
He also counsels clients in connection with state and federal lending laws, deposit compliance, mortgage servicing, auto financing, and debt collection compliance.
Prior to joining Gordon Feinblatt, Bryan served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Hon. Pamela J. White in the Baltimore City Circuit Court.
He co-authored a series on the activities in 2021, 2020 and 2019 identified as unfair, deceptive or abusive acts or practices (UDAAPs) by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, state attorneys general and consumer financial services regulators using federal UDAAP powers created by the Dodd-Frank Act.
Bryan also serves as the editor of the Financial Services team’s flagship publications, namely, the monthly Legal Alert newsletter, which provides analysis on timely topics in the financial services industry, and the annual Maryland Laws Update, which reviews the new laws passed during the Maryland General Assembly’s legislative session that may affect the financial services industry.
Member, American Bar Association; Consumer Financial Services Committee (Young Lawyer Liaison, Newsletter Subcommittee)
Member, Maryland State Bar Association
Member, Bankruptcy Bar Association of Maryland
Member, Carroll County Advisory Board for Springboard Community Services, Inc.
Author, "Bolstering Defenses to Lender Liability Claims: Circuit Court Rulings Reinforce the Utility of Workout Agreements," American Bar Association (ABA), Business Law Today, December 14, 2021
Co-author, "Reading the Tea Leaves: UDAAP Data, Trends, and Predictions," ABA, Consumer Financial Services Committee Newsletter, September 2021
Webinar co-presenter, “Spotting UDAAP Trends: Reading the Tea Leaves of Recent CFPB Enforcement Activity,” ABA, August 2021
Practical Law Real Estate Thomson Reuters, Commercial Foreclosures: Maryland; Practical Law Real Estate Thomson Reuters, Residential Foreclosures: Maryland; Practical Law Real Estate Thomson Reuters, Residential Foreclosures Pre-Foreclosure Requirements and Considerations
J.D., magna cum laude, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2013
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Mary Washington, 2009
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland