Brian F. Higgins

T 513.651.6839
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Brian is an associate in Frost Brown Todd's regulated business group. His focus on the health care industry provides him an opportunity to advise business and health care entities in corporate matters, formation and structuring, contract negotiation, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining the firm, Brian completed a corporate law fellowship working as corporate counsel to Medpace, Inc., a clinical research organization focused on the development of pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Brian developed an interest in the health care industry after serving as a Legal Intern to The Christ Hospital’s legal department.  

Brian graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Law where he was a member of the Moot Court Honor Board and an Associate Editor on the Immigration and Nationality Law Review. He finished his first year of law school at Northern Kentucky University’s Chase College of Law and finished in the top 10% of his class.


Brian has formed fully-operational international subsidiary companies in countries all over the world. He has assisted biotechnology start-up companies draft their operating agreements while maintaining all of their corporate governance documents and contracts. Brian has regularly negotiated consulting agreements for doctors and medical writers, and confidentiality agreements to protect pharmaceutical assets. Brian has developed knowledge on Ohio’s medical marijuana law and provides updates on the regulations potentially impacting physicians and patients. In addition, he produces advisories related to Ohio’s industry regulations for medical marijuana cultivators, processors, and dispensaries.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Published book review (2013) in the Immigration and Nationality Law Review’s national publication about Ediberto Roman’s book titled “Those Damned Immigrants: America’s Hysteria over Undocumented Immigrants.”

Ohio Hospital Association Annual Conference, "Medical Marijuana and The Opioid Crisis: Risk Management for Hospitals" - June 2018

Other Contact Info




Ginny Hartman
T 513.651.6481