Mr. Brownell concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, creditor bankruptcy, landlord-tenant relations, collection law, and estate probate litigation. He also serves the court in a fiduciary capacity in his frequent appointments in commercial cases as a referee, receiver and trustee. Mr. Brownell also has extensive experience representing creditors’ rights in bankruptcy proceedings. Along with his collection practice, Mr. Brownell has litigated on behalf of real estate developers, contactors, purchasers and sellers in various real property sales and construction law disputes. Mr. Brownell also serves as a lecturer for the New York State Bar Association and the National Business Institute at CLE’s on Collection Law and Evidence, and Estate Probate Litigation. He is a member of New York State’s Character and Fitness Committee and is a member and past-president of the Colonie-Guilderland Rotary.

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2005
  • Cornell University, B.S. 2001

Professional Associations
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Community Involvement
  • Attorney Coach, Voorheesville Mock Trial Team
  • Colonie-Guilderland Rotary Club, Past-President

Honors & Awards
  • Upstate New York SuperLawyers®, Rising Star (2013-2018)
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