Stephen J. Brown

Partner

Mr. Brown is a member of the Firm’s Litigation, Corporate and Estates and Trusts Practice Groups.  He has handled complex civil and commercial litigation, corporate, and trust and estate matters for clients before state and federal trial courts in New York and Connecticut.  He has extensive experience with contract disputes and employment, education, and commercial litigation.

Stephen has also served as court-appointed guardian on numerous matters before the Westchester County Surrogate’s Court and Westchester County Supreme Court, including on trust accountings, Mental Hygiene Article 81 proceedings, kinship and guardian ad litem proceedings. 

Prior to his legal career, he worked for Deloitte & Touche, LLP, as an actuarial risk management and insurance consultant.

Education

  • Pace Law School, J.D., 2004 (cum laude) - Law Review, 2002-2004
  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1999

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • NYSB Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section
  • Westchester County Bar Association, NYSBA House of Representatives, Alternate Delegate
  • Columbian Lawyers Association 

Professional Recognition and Community Involvement

  • Super Lawyers 2014
  • New York Metro Rising Star List 2015, 2017
  • The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Westchester County
  • Pace Law School Alumni Association Board of Directors,  President (2012 – Present)
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Coach for CYO Basketball, 3rd Grade Girls
  • Eagle Scout Award Recipient (1995)