Brian Sirman joined Ropes & Gray’s litigation and enforcement practice group in 2022. During law school, Brian completed an internship with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee, as well as a fellowship with the William & Mary Center for the Study of Law and Markets. He served on the William & Mary Law Review and the executive board of the George Wythe Society of Citizen Lawyers.
Prior to law school, Brian worked for more than a decade in academia, teaching at Boston University, Lesley University, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, and Trinity Washington University. A leading expert on Brutalist architecture, he has written a book and several journal articles on the subject.
- Brian M. Sirman, Concrete Changes: Architecture, Politics, and the Design of Boston City Hall (2018)
- JD, summa cum laude, William & Mary Law School, 2022; Order of the Coif; Lawrence W. I’Anson Prize; William & Mary Law Review
- PhD (American & New England Studies), Boston University, 2014; Angela & James J. Rallis Memorial Award; Edwin S. & Ruth M. White Prize
- MLA (Interdisciplinary Studies), Boston University, 2008
- BA (History), Boston University, 2002; Scarlet Key Award
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2022