D. Brian Reider

Partner

Tel: (909) 466-4908

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At a Glance

Brian acts as outside general counsel for corporate clients and provides organizational and operational advice to businesses.

He has practiced law in the Inland Empire for more than 35 years, representing a broad variety of businesses and financial institutions.

Brian served as executive vice-president, chief operating officer and general counsel for Redlands Federal Bank. 

D. Brian Reider acts as outside general counsel for corporate clients, provides organizational and operational advice to businesses in a variety of industries, and counsels clients regarding human resource issues. He is a partner in the Business practice group of Best Best & Krieger LLP and serves as the Ontario office managing partner.

Brian has practiced law in the Inland Empire for more than 35 years, representing a broad variety of businesses and financial institutions. He previously served as executive vice-president, chief operating officer and general counsel for Redlands Federal Bank, a billion-dollar financial institution. In addition, he served as general counsel for a private group of companies in the outsourcing support, Internet marketing and non-emergency medical transportation fields.

Brian lectured on financial institution management and other business management topics at California State University, San Bernardino, and served as a member of the Advisory Board for that institution. During law school, he served as an editor on the Pacific Law Journal. He regularly keeps clients and contacts abreast of the latest issues and trends in business law by sending out a “thought you would be interested in “ email. Brian is admitted to practice law in the State of California.

Education

  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D. 
  • University of Texas, School of Community Bank Management
  • California State University, San Bernardino, later named Outstanding Alumni of the College of Arts and Letters 
Best in Law: Houston Has a Problem; Make Sure You Don’t
Authored Articles & Publications Oct 3, 2017

Best in Law: Houston Has a Problem; Make Sure You Don’t

Partner D. Brian Reider Writes About Disaster Preparedness for the Press-Enterprise

Best in Law: How to Keep Business Secrets Secret
Authored Articles & Publications Apr 20, 2017

Best in Law: How to Keep Business Secrets Secret

Partner D. Brian Reider Writes About NDAs for the Press-Enterprise

Best in Law: Employers, Be Aware of Just-signed Laws
Authored Articles & Publications Nov 28, 2016

Best in Law: Employers, Be Aware of Just-signed Laws

Bathrooms, Retirement Plans Among New Laws, Partner Brian Reider Writes in the Press-Enterprise

Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act Takes Effect
Legal Alerts May 16, 2016

Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act Takes Effect

Employers Should Immediately Revise Confidentiality Agreements to Comply

Best in Law: Know 'What-Ifs' of Every Transaction
Authored Articles & Publications May 16, 2016

Best in Law: Know 'What-Ifs' of Every Transaction

In Business and Legal Matters, It's Critical to Consider The "What Ifs" of Every Transaction, BB&K Partner Brian Reider Writes in the Press-Enterprise

Best in Law: Does Your Business Need a ‘Prenup?’
Authored Articles & Publications Jun 16, 2015

Best in Law: Does Your Business Need a ‘Prenup?’

BB&K Partner D. Brian Reider Writes in The Press-Enterprise How These Agreements Can Impact How a Business Relationship Ends: Smoothly or Contentiously

Best in Law: Enjoy the Party, but Minimize the Risks
Authored Articles & Publications Nov 1, 2014

Best in Law: Enjoy the Party, but Minimize the Risks

With a Little Forethought, Employers Can Throw Holiday Parties Without Problems, BB&K Partner D. Brian Reider Writes in This Month’s Press-Enterprise Best in Law Column

  • “Court Ruling Gives Employers Additional Armor To Protect Against Class-Action Lawsuits,” Riverside Press-Enterprise, Aug. 12, 2013