Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP is pleased to announce that Matthew S. Brown has been promoted to Partner at the fifty year old Columbus, Ohio law firm. “Matt’s dedication, determination and development during the time he has been with our firm are to be commended and we are pleased to celebrate his well-deserved promotion,” said Jeffrey J. Patter, Managing Partner at CPM.
Mr. Brown joined Carlile Patchen & Murphy in 2008 and concentrates his practice on insurance coverage, business litigation, securities, and intellectual property. Matt represents clients in court (including hearings seeking injunctive relief), arbitration, mediation, and various regulatory and administrative proceedings. He has successfully argued cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, numerous Federal District Courts throughout the United States, and various Ohio Appellate Courts.
Formerly employed by one of Ohio’s largest property and casualty insurers, Matt has extensive knowledge of the insurance industry and the impact of coverage. His broad insurance coverage experience ranges from; property & casualty, commercial general liability, directors & officers and errors & omissions. His experience has enabled him to become a Certified Specialist in Insurance Coverage Law through the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA). He is licensed to practice in Ohio, Michigan, the Federal District Court Southern District of Ohio, Northern District of Ohio, and Western District of Michigan.
Matt was recognized as a “Rising Star” in Ohio “Super Lawyers” magazine’s January 2009, 2010, and 2014 editions.
Matt received his undergraduate degree (BS) in Actuarial Science from Bowling Green State University in 1994. He received his law degree from The University of Toledo, College of Law in 2004.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Mr. Brown is a member of the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Associations, the Defense Research Institute, and the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys.
Matt is a lifelong resident of Ohio and is active in numerous community organizations in Pickerington. He spends time as a volunteer baseball and soccer coach for Pickerington’s youth organizations and as a coach and referee for “Upward Basketball”. He has served as the President of the Pickerington High School Central Music Boosters and was on the Board of Directors for the Pickerington Education Foundation. Matt has been featured as a guest author in Pickerington Magazine’s “Legal Forum” column. He has been a legal advisor for the Pickerington High School Central Mock Trial team.
Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP has been A Tradition of Legal Excellence for 50 years, responsively serving the legal needs of Central Ohio businesses and individuals. The firm lends its extensive experience in counseling on business financing, tax planning, and mergers & acquisitions. In addition, the attorneys at Carlile Patchen & Murphy provide skilled guidance in the areas of: estate planning, litigation, labor and employment, real estate, banking, securities, insurance and family law.