Lynn M. Brown is Of Counsel to Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., and is a part of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Education Law practice groups located in Garden City, Long Island, N.Y. She began her career at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. as an associate in 2000, and was promoted to Of Counsel in 2003. Ms. Brown has been involved in all aspects of state and federal litigation, with particular emphasis on complex commercial disputes, including contract disputes, partnership disputes, corporate break-ups, antitrust, fraud actions, construction law matters, defamation cases, landlord-tenant disputes, professional liability and malpractice claims, matters concerning the enforceability of restrictive covenants, and wrongful termination, unfair competition and other business torts. She has handled traditional litigation matters as well as arbitrations and mediations, and has argued on the trial and appellate levels. She has represented a major tobacco company, publicly-traded and multi-million dollar corporations, as well as numerous closely-held corporations and business professionals.
Along with member Donnalynn Darling, Ms. Brown is a founding member of the firm’s Education Law practice, an outgrowth of her own experiences as the parent of a special-needs child. She routinely appears before the Committees on Special Education of numerous Long Island school districts, and in connection with impartial (due process) hearings, securing timely educational evaluations, services and accommodations for learning-disabled children under federal and state law. Ms. Brown also appears on behalf of students in connection with disciplinary matters, including long and short-term suspensions. Ms. Brown frequently gives presentations to parent and professional groups, including PTAs, regarding the rights of children with disabilities.
Successfully obtained dismissal of state court action against partner alleging breach of fiduciary duty.
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Ms. Brown was trained at what is now Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP , where she was both a summer associate and litigation associate. She also served as litigation associate at Webster & Sheffield from 1985 to 1991. Ms. Brown then practiced at a litigation boutique firm, where a significant amount of her time was spent on employment law matters and litigating on behalf of several major hospital clients.