Gregory D. Brown


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  • Golden Gate University (J.D., 1975)
  • University of California at Berkeley (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • California

Gregory D. Brown

Dispute Resolution

  • Professionally trained mediator, neutral evaluator and arbitrator on matters pending in local, state and federal courts
  • Involved in training attorneys, business owners/managers and risk managers in alternative dispute resolution techniques and mediation skills utilizing mock-mediation sessions and mock trials

Practice Expertise

  • One of the firm’s preeminent trial attorneys who oversees and handles complex cases
  • Substantial experience in trying and resolving high profile cases involving products liability, mass tort claims, wrongful death, toxic exposure injury, professional liability, trust and elder litigation and business disputes
  • Successfully handling scores of cases to verdict, Mr. Brown has represented public entities, private businesses and individuals, fiduciaries, insurance companies, and self-insured companies of all sizes in these matters

Advice & Counsel

  • Represents clients in business interruptions, contract disputes, insurance and corporate governance matters
  • Has tried numerous cases on behalf of business owners, professionals, fiduciaries and public institutions

Professional Associations

  • Mr. Brown is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) which is a national association of trial lawyers and judges dedicated to preserving the right of a civil jury trial.
  • Gives presentations to professional groups, insurance organizations, public agencies, and educational institutions on legal topics ranging from litigation management, professional liability, employment litigation, indemnification, contractual interpretations and business litigation
  • Member of the State Bar of California, Alameda County Bar Association,  Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California, and the Earl Warren American Inns of Court
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in the Bay Area, under the Business & Corporate
  • Mr. Brown was included in the 2013 list of Northern California's Top "Super Lawyers" in the Business Litigation section
  • Mr. Brown has been elected to a two year term on the Board of Directors and will serve as the Vice-Chair of the Oakland Police Foundation
  • Mr. Brown is named in the 2012 "Super Lawyers" Business Edition in the Litigation section
  • California Community College lifetime teaching credential in Law and Police Sciences