Marc W. Brown: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

Marc W. Brown

Partner
Buffalo,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone716.566.5465

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Title Insurance
  • Business and Commercial
  • Global Insurance Services
  • General Liability
  • Appellate
  • Professional Liability
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 716.566.5465
Fax: 716.566.5401
http://www.goldbergsegalla.com/attorneys/marc-w-brown
 
University State University of New York at Binghamton, Harpur College, B.A., cum laude, 1995; State University of New York at Binghamton, School of Management, M.B.A., 1996
 
Law SchoolState University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1999
 
Admitted2000, New York; U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York; U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Pro Hac Vice; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Pro Hac Vice
 
Memberships 

Professional Affiliations
•American Bar Association: Vice Chair, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Title Insurance Litigation Committee; Chair, Long-Range Strategic Planning Subcommittee
•Bar Association of Erie County: Speakers Bureau, Appellate Practice Committee, and Committee on Eminent Domain and Tax Certiorari
•Niagara Business Associates: Member

Community Involvement
•State University of New York at Buffalo Law School Alumni Association: Vice President and Executive Committee Member, 2014-2015; Vice President, 2013-2014; Board of Directors Member, 2008-2014; Treasurer, 2012-2013; Assistant Treasurer, 2011-2012; Oral History Project Committee Co-Chairman, 2009-2013; Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Group President, 2006-2007, and Board of Directors Member, 2001-2008
•State University of New York at Binghamton, Harpur College: National Law Advisory Council Steering Committee, 2002-2014; Judaic Studies Advisory Council Steering Committee, 2011-2013; Adjunct Instructor, 2010, 2012-2014
•Kadimah School of Buffalo: Co-President, 2012-2014; Board of Trustees Member, 2009-2014
•Committeeman, Town of Amherst Republican Committee, 2008-2014
•Treasurer, Va'ad HaKashrut of Buffalo, 2009-2014

 
LanguagesHebrew
 
Born1973
 
Biography

Marc Brown focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation. His experience includes litigation pertaining to real property title claims defense and coverage matters, real property tax certiorari proceedings, contractual disputes, personal injury, and collection enforcement. In addition, he has experience in professional liability matters relating to commercial and residential real estate transactions. He has extensive appellate experience and is a former judicial clerk in the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Fourth Department. He is peer-rated AV, the highest possible rating, from Martindale-Hubbell.

Marc is actively involved in a number of civic organizations. He is currently Co-President and a board of trustees member at the Kadimah School of Buffalo, Treasurer for the Va'ad HaKashrut of Buffalo, and a Committeeman for the Town of Amherst Republican Committee.

Marc received his bachelor of arts and master of business administration degrees from the State University of New York at Binghamton, where he currently serves as a member of the National Law Advisory Council Steering Committee and the Judaic Studies Advisory Council Steering Committee. He also currently serves as an adjunct instructor at the school .

Marc received his J.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. From 1998-1999, Marc served as president of the school's Moot Court Board, as executive editor of the Human Rights Law Review, and as a member of the Jessup International Moot Court Board. During law school, he clerked at the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of New York, and the Hon. William M. Skretny, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York. In addition, Marc interned for the school's Institute for Local Governance and Regional Growth to develop the first progress report of its State of the Region Project. He currently serves as a Vice President and Executive Committee member of the SUNY Buffalo Law School Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Honors
•Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent
•Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation, American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
•Upstate New York Super Lawyers 2014, Rising Stars 2013 (Business Litigation)
Business First's Legal Elite of Western New York (Commercial Litigation), 2014
•40 Under Forty Award, Business First, 2012
•Up & Coming Attorney, The Daily Record, 2007
•New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel, 2006
•Order of the Barristers National Honor Society, 1999
•Judge Matthew Jasen Appellate Practice Award, 1999
•State University of New York at Buffalo Law School Faculty Award for Excellence, 1999
•State University of New York at Buffalo Law School Alumni Association GOLD Group Student Leadership Award, 1999
•Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society, 1994
•State University of New York at Binghamton Award for Student Excellence, 1993

Publications/Presentations
•Featured in “ Realtor Representation ,” You and the Law, WBFO 88.7, September 5, 2014
•Quoted in “ Why Real-Estate Agents Should Consider Insurance ,” Wall Street Journal, September 4, 2014
•Presenter, “The Importance of a Comprehensive Assessment Plan When Challenged by a Taxpayer's CPLR Article 78 Proceeding,” Erie County Assessors' Association Monthly Meeting, June 2014
•Presenter, “A Primer for Litigating Cross-Border Insurance and Products Liability Disputes,” Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 14, 2013
•Guest on “Property Paperwork,” You and the Law, WBFO 88.7 FM, August 2, 2013
•Featured in “Five Questions With Marc Brown,” Buffalo Law Journal, May 28, 2013
•Presenter, “Mock Certiorari Trial,” New York State Assessors' Association Annual Meeting, September 2011
•Presenter, Thurgood Marshall Pre-Law Society and Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity Meeting, State University of New York at Binghamton, March 2011
•Contributing Author, “Attorney Affirmation Opposing Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment in Action for Determination that Plaintiff is Lawful Owner of Real Property Based on Adverse Possession and Entitled to Remove Fence Erected by Defendant,” Bender's Forms for the Civil Practice, 2009
•Contributing Author, “Client Affidavit Opposing Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment in Action for Determination that Plaintiff is Lawful Owner of Real Property Based on Adverse Possession and Entitled to Remove Fence Erected by Defendant,” Bender's Forms for the Civil Practice, 2009
•Presenter, “Procedures Before the Boards of Assessment Review and Ultimate Dismissal of Complaints,” Erie County Assessors' Association Monthly Meeting, March 2009
•Author, “Protecting Boards of Assessment Review When Dealing with Unresponsive Property Owners Who Challenge Their Assessments,” N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Winter 2008
•Author, “Tax Assessment Proceedings and the Role of the Board of Assessment Review,” NYSBA Journal, November 2007
•Presenter, “Soup to Nuts: From the Tax Assessment Complaint Submitted to the Board of Assessment Review to the Final Resolution of Tax Certiorari Proceedings,” New York State Assessors' Association Annual Meeting, September 2007
•Author, Christmas Trees, Carols and Santa Claus: The Dichotomy of the First Amendment in the Public Schools and How the Implementation of a Religion Policy Affected a Community,” Journal of Law & Education, April 1999
•Author, “The Effect of Free Trade, Privatization, and Democracy on the Human Rights Conditions of Minorities in Eastern Europe: A Case Study of the Gypsies in the Czech Republic and Hungary,” Buffalo Human Rights Law Review, 1998

Publications
• Marc W. Brown Discusses Liability Concerns for Realtors on You and the Law, WBFO 88.7
September 5, 2014
• Marc W. Brown Quoted in Why Real-Estate Agents Should Consider Insurance, Wall Street Journal
September 4, 2014
• Marc W. Brown Discusses Property Deeds and Title Insurance on WBFO s You and the Law
August 2, 2013
• Five Questions With Marc Brown, Buffalo Law Journal
May 28, 2013

News
Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Appointed to Prestigious ABA Positions
August 20, 2014
Goldberg Segalla Names New Partners, Special Counsel Promotions
January 2, 2014
Goldberg Segalla's Marc W. Brown Selected for Membership by the Niagara Business Associates
May 23, 2013
Marc W. Brown Joins Goldberg Segalla
April 16, 2013

Achievements
Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Honored in Legal Elite of Western New York
September 2014
Forty-Six Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
August 11, 2014
Super Lawyers Names Nearly Three Quarters of Goldberg Segalla's Upstate New York Attorneys
August 19, 2013

 
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You Get What You Pay For: Title Insurers Need Only Defend Claims Explicitly Covered in Policy
Aaron J. Aisen,Marc W. Brown, November 26, 2014
On November 13, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decided in a case of first impression that the “complete defense” rule does not apply to title insurers and overturned the Northern District of Illinois’s ruling in Philadelphia Indemnity Ins. Co. v. Chicago Title Ins. Co. that...


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Marc W. Brown

665 Main Street, Suite 400
BuffaloNY 14203-1425




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