Pender & Coward
Bryan focuses his practice in the areas of maritime and riparian law, construction law, worker’s compensation, and national security. A prolific author, Bryan has written articles on Virginia aquaculture and maritime law, including the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act, the Virginia Primary Sand Dune and Beaches Act, and the Virginia Tidal Wetlands Act. He has been published in a number of professional journals on a variety of topics, ranging from Virginia real property law to the Anti-Terrorism Act.
Bryan is a member of the Pender & Cowards’s waterfront law practice group, and writes blog articles regularly on the group's website devoted to waterfront (riparian) property rights law, maritime and admiralty law, and environmental law.
Bryan retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years of service as a pilot. He completed seven combat deployments and served as the Commanding Officer of a helicopter squadron. His last assignment was Lead Rotational Planner for the Joint Staff, where he provided strategic advice to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and the Secretary of Defense.