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William J. Brown, Esq.

Attorney

Current Position

Partner
Phillips Lytle LLP
One Canalside
125 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
USA

Tel: 716-847-7089
Fax: 716-852-6100
Email: wbrown@phillipslytle.com

Class: X (1999)Circuit: Second

Education

LeMoyne College, B.S. (1973)
Boston College Law School, J.D. (1979)
Admitted to New York Bar (1980)
Admitted to practice U.S. Bankruptcy Court (EDNY, NDNY, SDNY, WDNY); U.S. Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit); U.S. District Court (NDNY, WDNY)

Professional Career

Administrator, Commercial Law Department, Phillips Lytle LLP

Affiliations

American Bar Association, Business Law Section: Business Bankruptcy Committee; Commercial Finance Committee, Creditors' Rights Subcommittee, Lender Liability Subcommittee
New York State Bar Association, Business Law Section
American Bankruptcy Institute
Turnaround Management Association
Bank Management Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo, Lecturer
Bar Association of Erie County, Commercial Law Committee

Publications

"Equitable Mootness: Judicial Rumblings" 13th Annual Western New York Bankruptcy Conference June 2016 Presenter
"Section 523(a)(s)(A) - Circuit Split and Other Interesting Section 523 Issues" 13th Annual Western New York Bankruptcy Conference June 2016 Presenter
"The Intersection of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Bankruptcy Code" 13th Annual Western New York Bankruptcy Conference June 2016 Presenter
13th Annual Western New York Bankruptcy Conference, Monroe County Bar Center for Education and Erie Institute of Law June 2016 Speaker
Western New York Bankruptcy Conference, Monroe County Bar Center for Education and Erie Institute of Law May 2015 Panelist

Awards

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Named the Best Lawyers' 2015 Buffalo Litigation - Bankruptcy "Lawyer of the Year"
Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list (2007-2008, 2010-2017)
Listed in Who's Who in Law, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal