Brian Spindler

Brian Spindler - Editor

Geneseo, NY, USA

An editor for four years with a Forbes Global 2000 company, Brian has a BFA from NYU and is licensed to practice law in NY and VA.

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An editor for four years with a Fortune Global 2000 company, Brian has a BFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and served as a term law clerk for a US District Court Judge. He is licensed to practice law in New York and Virginia.

Brian’s areas of expertise include legal treatises, plays, and screenplays. He is happy to provide markups to your manuscript, write a detailed analysis of your writing, or provide specific recommendations regarding any element of your work, depending on your needs. If you want your legal acumen to shine through, look no further!

In addition to non-fiction legal treatises, Brian loves to help writers perfect the legal setting or dialogue of their plays, screenplays, and stories. He has practiced criminal law for years and can give your story that realism edge while maintaining the elements of your story that you love.
English (US)
Education & Reference
Legal Thriller
Mystery & Crime
Plays & Screenplays


  • New York Bar
  • Virginia Bar

Work experience

Senior Attorney Editor

Thomson Reuters
February, 2015 – December, 2018 (almost 4 years)

Researched, wrote, reviewed, and edited legal content for publication on Westlaw. Managed $2m publishing portfolio of 25 bankruptcy, commercial, and compliance titles. Managed publishing and contract relationships with outside authors, including management of schedules and submissions. Developed internal training for new employees. Established the Rochester Thomson Reuters Pro Bono Connection program working with local pro bono organizations. Identified, analyzed, and researched issues, wrote clearly and succinctly, and presented complex information concisely.

The Revised Uniform Partnership Act, 2015-2016 ed

Robert W. Hillman; Donald J. Weidner; Allan G. Donn

Consumer Bankruptcy Manual, 2d, 2017-2018 ed.

Hon. Michael B. Kaplan, Hon. Stacey L. Meisel

Business Workouts Manual, 2d

Donald Rome, Matthew Kavanaugh, Randye Soref

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Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

David B
Brian provided a two page analysis of my book synopsis to help give me a better understanding of the legal realism of my idea, and what steps I could potentially take to make the story more realistic from a legal perspective. His analysis was spot on and his suggestions were exactly what I was looking for. He delivered the analysis ahead of schedule and at a very reasonable rate. If you w...
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David B, May 2022

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