Briana Campbell is an associate at Klein Thomas & Lee whose practice is dedicated to defending corporations and manufacturers in complex product liability and commercial litigation matters. Her practice is particularly focused on defending automotive manufacturers against claims related to advanced safety technologies. Briana leverages the skills she obtained as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Robert M. Brutinel of the Arizona Supreme Court, particularly her prowess in legal writing and research, to defend her clients on the page and in the courtroom. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arizona College of Law, Briana worked as litigation associate at Bowman and Brooke, LLP. As an associate, Briana drafted various motions and other pleadings. She also played a key role in updating the firm’s class action analytics tool to help clients evaluate current class action issues and plan for future litigation.
As an associate at Klein Thomas & Lee, Briana has drafted numerous dispositive motions and other pleadings. In particular, Briana has drafted a number of successful motions for summary judgment related to autonomous vehicle technology. Additionally, Briana works extensively on discovery matters and performs expansive research on a variety of topics.
While in law school, Briana worked as a law clerk for the Criminal Division of the Pima County Attorney’s Office. Briana also worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Cindy K. Jorgenson of the United States District Court. She was elected the Managing Editor of the Arizona Journal of International & Comparative Law, where her note exploring the economics of purchasing and collecting on distressed debt was later selected for publication.
Prior to pursuing her J.D., Briana worked as an executive assistant and paralegal for a general practice attorney in Tucson, Arizona. She also interned in the Washington D.C. office of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, working closely with Congresswoman Giffords’ Legislative Director of Defense. Briana was also the recipient of a grant from the Arizona State Legislature, where she helped draft legislation and present legislative briefing to the Arizona House of Representatives.