Brian C. Nadler

Associate

Brian Nadler’s practice focuses primarily around general civil litigation.  Brian is a member of the State Bar of Washington and is licensed to practice in Washington State courts.

Brian is a 2011 graduate of Claremont-McKenna College and a 2016 graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law.  During his time at Gonzaga University, Brian served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Gonzaga Law Review and was a captain on the school’s National Trial Team.  Brian subsequently graduated magna cum laude and in the top 15% of his class.

In joining Chmelik Sitkin & Davis P.S., Brian brings with him the prior experience of working in various legal capacities.  During the summer after his first year of law school, Brian interned with the California Attorney General’s Office, working in the Office’s Correctional Law Section.  The following summer, Brian began a year-long internship with the United States Attorney’s Office in Spokane, Washington, working in both civil and criminal divisions.  He gained the opportunity for substantial motion practice and wrote several briefs on behalf of the Government to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Brian also served as a judicial clerk for The Honorable Thomas O. Rice in the Eastern District of Washington.

Brian is originally from Davis, California, but thoroughly enjoys Bellingham, Washington.  Outside of work, Brian enjoys traveling, hiking, and competitive swimming.

 
Education
  • Claremont-McKenna College (B.A., Environmental Science/Literature, 2011)
  • Gonzaga University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • Washington State Bar Association (admitted 2016)
  • American Bar Association
  • United States District Court - Western District of Washington (admitted 2018)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (admitted 2018)
Publications
  • Brian Nadler, Comment, Jurisprudential Juxtapositions: Resolving Establishment Clause Issues After Town of Greece, N.Y. v. Galloway, 50 GONZ. L. REV. 1, 75-96 (2014)