Philip Y. Brown - Brown Counsel

Philip Y. Brown

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

A seasoned litigator and certified mediator, Phil Brown handles complex disputes—in business, trade secret, employment, zoning, security and appellate cases—with creative and effective strategies that have won him the respect of other attorneys and the appreciation of his wide-ranging clients, both plaintiffs and defendants. Since his career began over 20 years ago at the internationally recognized law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Phil's skills have helped him achieve success in high-stakes cases in trial and appellate courts and before state boards and state/federal agencies. Whatever situation is presented, Phil keenly analyzes problems and devises creative yet practical solutions that work to resolve complicated legal issues.  His lengthy track record of success testifies to those skills.  He is also adept at evaluating potential cases for clients, monitoring and evaluating current cases handled by other counsel and acting as a consultant for clients in ongoing negotiations and litigation.

Haverford CollegeBA 1983New York UniversityMA 1985Northeastern UniversityJ.D. 1988
Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission ("PERAC")Norwell Zoning Board of AppealsTufts Medical Center Board of Governors

Client Comments

"Attorney Brown always has a complete grasp of all of the complex legal issues involved in a case, including subtle but important matters which may escape less savvy practitioners. He is a consummate student of the law and can express complicated arguments with great clarity."

"Philip Brown is effective and responsive. He has excellent research and writing. He is capable of handling difficult opposing counsel and he handled my case in the Federal Court of Appeals."

Office Location

101 Federal Street, Suite 1900
Boston, MA 02110
United States

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation (Appellate)