Keith P. Brown is a founding partner of Brown & Altman, LLP. Mr. Brown’s practice concentrates on corporate representation in a wide range of real estate matters, from complex commercial disputes to issues related to zoning and land use regulations. He counsels many corporations on liability avoidance, real estate development, and compliance with federal and state environmental laws, regulations and litigation.
Along with his long-time friend and law partner, David N. Altman, Mr. Brown has been credited with playing a significant role in the development of the telecommunication industry infrastructure on Long Island. Since the onset of the industry’s rise in 1999, Mr. Brown has been at the forefront, representing wireless carriers and tower developers alike.
With the mindset of an entrepreneur, Mr. Brown has leveraged his extensive knowledge and experience representing many Fortune 500 companies into several business ventures of his own.
Before founding Brown & Altman, Mr. Brown was a partner and managing attorney for the law firm of Amato & Associates, P.C., where he supervised the caseload and administration of an 18-attorney staff. Prior to his tenure there, Mr. Brown was counsel in the Litigation Department of the prestigious law firm of McMillan, Rather, Bennett & Rigano, P.C. and an Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office. He began his legal career in 1994 as an associate at Siben & Siben, LLP.
Mr. Brown earned his B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany in 1990 and his Juris Doctorate from Touro College in 1994, where he founded and was Editor-in-Chief of the Touro Environmental Law Journal.
Mr. Brown comes from a long line of politicallyand civically-minded family members; his father, Hon. Harry Richard Brown, was a well-respected New York State Supreme Court Justice. Mr. Brown carries on his family’s tradition, actively participating in many local professional and charitable organizations. He resides in Huntington, NY with his wife Barbara and their three sons – Aidan, Hunter and Sean.
Mr. Brown is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Second Circuit United States Court of Appeals. He is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers’ Association, the American Bar Association and its state and local affiliates.