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Robert D. Brown, Jr.

Robert D. Brown, Jr.

Counsel, Products Liability

Mr. Brown has over twenty years of litigation experience representing a broad range of clients in products liability, general liability, business and commercial, construction, and insurance coverage matters in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York, as well as the state courts of Connecticut. As a litigator, he has and continues to defend manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of cosmetic talcum powder goods, home improvement products, automobiles and automotive products, HVAC equipment, heavy industrial equipment, material handling equipment, outdoor power equipment, power tools, recreational vehicles, construction materials, healthcare products, and general consumer goods. Over the course of his career, Mr. Brown has also defended professionals in the fields of construction services, engineering, environmental services, medicine, and insurance. Mr. Brown is well versed in all aspects of litigation, from fact discovery to trial, and brings his experience, determination, and focus to every case, regardless of its magnitude.

Mr. Brown is a member of the Gibbons E-Discovery Task Force and is a contributor to its blog, E-Discovery Law Alert, which discusses current e-discovery issues and trends.

Mr. Brown was selected to the New Jersey Rising Stars list in 2011 and 2012.

Areas of Focus

Products Liability/Personal Injury Litigation

Ms. Brown’s experience in products liability law is as diverse as the industries he defends. Representative matters include complex products liability litigation; mass tort litigation; defense of strict liability, negligence, and warranty claims for a variety of consumer goods, power tool manufacturers, industrial equipment manufacturers, material handling equipment manufacturers, home improvement product manufacturers, automobile and recreational vehicle manufacturers, and cosmetic manufacturers; and defense of complex personal injury matters. Mr. Brown’s unwavering focus through all stages of litigation leads to outcomes that include dismissal through motion practice, resolution of the claims through reasonable settlement, or defense of the case through trial.

Business & Commercial Litigation

Mr. Brown defends corporations and professional clients in various business and commercial matters, including breach of contract claims, contract enforcement claims, collections, environmental claims, consumer fraud actions, construction litigation, and insurance coverage disputes.



Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D.)

University of New Haven (B.S., magna cum laude)

  • Dean’s List

Professional Admissions

State of Connecticut

State of New York

State of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Activities

Essex County Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

American Bar Association