Partner, Scheef & Stone
Brent Kugler is a seasoned trial lawyer with more than 23 years of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex business disputes. Brent is a prominent attorney in the direct selling industry with extensive experience in representing direct sales, multilevel (MLM) and network marketing companies in lawsuits, arbitrations and regulatory matters across the United States. Brent has also served as an expert witness in litigation involving MLM companies and his background and experience make him an excellent choice to serve as a mediator/arbitrator in direct sales/MLM legal disputes. Formerly the General Counsel for a large MLM company, Brent provides comprehensive legal representation to direct sales companies including advice on regulatory issues, distributor policies, and procedures, compensation plans, independent contractor classification, governmental affairs and risk management. Brent is also a frequent speaker and author on developments and trends in the direct sales industry and preparing companies for litigation.