Daniel J. Brown

Daniel J. Brown

Daniel J. Brown is a seasoned litigator with more than 15 years of business litigation experience. Mr. Brown’s litigation practice focuses on complex business disputes, internal corporate investigations and government regulatory inquiries, as well as employment litigation disputes involving breaches of non-compete/non-solicitation agreements and executive compensation in federal, state and alternative dispute forums. Mr. Brown began his legal career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, followed by Blank Rome LLP. In addition, Mr. Brown served for four years as Chief Litigation Counsel at one of the nation’s largest retail grocery chains where he managed and oversaw myriad high-stakes business litigation disputes.

Representative Matters:

Chief Litigation counsel to commercial tenant in $30 million dollar lease termination dispute with landlord and insurer arising out of Hurricane Katrina.
Represent Chairman of Board and founder of technology company against controlling shareholder and venture capital firm concerning potential breaches of fiduciary duty.
Represent hedge fund in dispute with limited partner involving breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract claims.
Represent President and CEO of contracting company in multi-million dollar dispute involving breach of contract and fraud claims.
Represented major electronics retailer in multi-million dollar litigation involving alleged copyright infringement, breach of contract, defamation and misappropriation of trade secrets.
Represented consumer products design company in connection with breaches of royalty agreements and intellectual property disputes.
Represented public company and conducted internal investigation of senior executives in connection with government agency investigation involving alleged conduct by former senior executive.
Chief Litigation counsel to company in multi-million dollar arbitration regarding executive compensation dispute with former Chief Executive Officer.
Represented major retail company in response to various government regulatory inquiries.


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1999, Cum Laude, Staff Editor, Brooklyn Journal of International Law
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1993


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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Mar 3, 2011 - Pappalardo & Pappalardo defense of former Eastchester Police Officer James Pileggi results in a hung jury. Judge Zambelli declares mistrial.
News 12 story here.

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