attorney_Marc Brown

Marc S Brown

Reeve Law Firm, PLLC

Attorney Marc Brown is a Partner of Reeve Law Firm, PLLC , a law firm in Rochester, NY. As a lawyer in Rochester, New York, attorney Brown serves Monroe County, as well as clients throughout New York.

Contact Information
Phone
: 5852875275
Fax : 5852875272
Areas of Practice
  • Birth Injury
  • Construction / Development
  • Contract
  • Entertainment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
Admitted to Practice Law
  • 1995, New York; 1997, US District Court, Western District of New York; US Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
Education
College
: State University of New York at Oswego, BA, 1991
Law School : Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University, JD, 1995
Graduated : 1995
Professional Memberships
    • American Bar Association
    • Monroe County Bar Association
    • Associated Builders and Contractors
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Rochester Region, Governing Council Member (2006-2008)
    • Rochester Builders Exchange, Member
    • Rochester Junior Builders Exchange, Board of Directors
    • The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, Board of Directors
    • Rochester Assoc. of Performing Arts, Board of Directors (2002-2005)
    • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Member
Biographical Information

Mr. Marc S. Brown has been practicing law for more than 15 years, focusing primarily on construction law and commercial matters. He frequently represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and bonding companies, and has extensive experience handling construction contracts, lien law, trust fund, construction defects, and surety claims. Mr. Brown has also defended architects and engineers in professional liability disputes relating to the negligent design of buildings and structures.An experienced litigator, Mr. Brown has successfully tried cases to verdict and has handled numerous arbitrations and appeals in courts across New York State. Mr. Brown was previously a partner with the statewide law firm of Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, where he was the Chair of the Construction & Surety Law Practice Area.

Areas of Practice

· Construction & Surety

· Commercial Litigation

· Professional Liability

Representative Clients/Matters

  • Broadway Houston Mack Dev. v. Kohl, et al., 897 N.Y.S.2d 505 (2nd Dept 2010)Multi-million dollar trust fund diversion/subrogation claim
  • Amyell Development Corp. v. IKON Office Solutions, 849 NYS2d 848 (4th Dept2008) - $1 million commercial lease dispute
  • Village of New Paltz, et al. v. Merlex Contracting, Inc., et al., 784 NYS2d 661 (3rd Dept. 2004) – liquidated damages
  • Hamilton v. City of Rochester, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS9500 – negligent demotion of a structure by a municipality
  • Numerous owners in actions involving contractor defaults, construction defects and mechanics liens
  • Numerous surety companies in actions involving contractor defaults, claims, and indemnity
  • Numerous matters on behalf of contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers regarding change order, payment issues and liens
  • A national engineering firm in a dispute regarding structural design defects
  • A manufacturer of steel buildings in dispute regarding structural tolerances
  • A regional developer in a dispute over deficient architectural design and site plans

Publications/Speaking

  • "What to Do When Construction Projects Go Bad," Lorman Education Services, November 2008
  • "Laying the Foundation for Strong Employee Relations and Maximizing Risk," Rochester Builders Exchange, May 2008
  • "Construction Lien Law," Lorman Education Services, Rochester, November 2007
  • "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished," Builders/Architect Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 11, November 2006
  • "The Work's Done – Now How Do I Get Paid?," National Business Institute Seminar, Rochester, October 2006
  • "Minimize Risk/Maximize Profit," Rochester Builders Exchange Seminar, August 2006
  • "New York Construction Law," National Business Institute Seminar, Rochester, April 2004; April 2005
  • "Advanced Construction Law in New York," National Business Institute Seminar, Rochester, July 2003
  • "Entertainment Law Basics for the Music Artist," Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester, March 2003
  • Adjunct Faculty Member – Rochester Business Institute, Rochester, New York 1999-2000

Reeve Law Firm, PLLC
Contact Information
Phone
: 5853101611
Fax : 5852875272
Office Location

3380 Monroe Avenue, Suite 200
Rochester, New York 14618

Firm Overview

Reeve Law Firm, PLLC is located in Monroe County New York.

Practice Areas:
Construction and Surety Law Commercial Litigation

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