James M. Brown



Mr. Brown’s practice focuses on construction law, premises liability, product liability defense, and insurance coverage. Mr. Brown has experience in alternative dispute resolution and mediation, having mediated numerous cases on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Mr. Brown has extensive experience in the construction law field, focusing on the application of New York’s Labor Law as it applies to owners, general contractors, construction managers, and subcontractors. His articles regarding construction law have been published in the Defense Research Institute’s for For the Defense magazine. Mr. Brown has further defended numerous building owners, retail establishments, and service providers in matters regarding premises liability. In addition, Mr. Brown works with the firm’s partners in defending actions brought under 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 and claims of harassment, hostile workplace and retaliation.

Prior to joining the firm, was a clerk to the Hon. Daryl F. Todd, Sr. in New Jersey Superior Court.

Practice Areas


Memberships and Associations


Alternative Dispute Resolution
Construction Law
Discrimination Claims
Insurance Coverage
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Syracuse University B.A. (2005)
Boston College Law School J.D. (2008)
Defense Research Institute
Defense Association of New York
New York, 2009
New Jersey, 2009
U.S. District Courts for New Jersey
Southern District of New York