Deborah K. Brown
New York Office
Employment Litigation and Counseling
Entertainment and Media Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Georgetown University Law Center
Certified Public Accountant, Licensed in Virginia, June 1998 (inactive)
Member, The State Bar of New York; United States District Courts: Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York
Deborah K. Brown has a broad litigation practice, representing clients in connection with complex business disputes in both federal and state courts, with particular emphasis on contract, trademark and copyright disputes. Ms. Brown has also represented clients in connection with disputes involving financial and accounting issues, including post-closing purchase price disputes, stock option backdating, matters involving SEC and DOJ inquiries and investigations, and various other contract and tort claims involving accounting and tax-related issues. She has extensive experience in addressing various damages issues related to all such disputes.
Ms. Brown is a former Certified Public Accountant, who practiced in the accounting field for seven years prior to beginning her practice as an attorney. As an accountant, she gained extensive experience in the areas of both audit and tax. As a trial attorney, Ms. Brown has not only taken cases through trial in both federal and state court, but has experience with various forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Ms. Brown has represented such diverse companies as Barnes & Noble, The Home Depot, The Walt Disney Company, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Miramax Film Corp., and Morgan Stanley.