Christopher D. Brown

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Miami, FL

Beasley, Demos & Brown, LLC
 | 201 Alhambra Circle, Suite 501
Miami, FL 33134
Phone: 305-874-0037
Fax: 305-442-4377
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2010 - 2012, 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (20%),
  • Appellate (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Christopher D. Brown is a partner with Beasley, Demos & Brown law firm in Coral Gables, Florida. Nationally ranked as among the preeminent trial attorneys in the country, Mr. Brown has more than 26 years of legal experience, and he provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Miami metro and surrounding areas of South Florida who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Complex civil litigation

    ·       Aviation litigation

    ·       Construction litigation

    ·       Employment litigation

    ·       Legal malpractice defense

    ·       Products liability

    ·       Tort litigation

    ·       Wills and estates contests

    ·       Election law

    ·       Commercial litigation

    ·       Appeals

    Early in his legal career, Mr. Brown served as a prosecutor with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, where he gained invaluable trial experience. Over the course of his practice, he has handled a wide range of complex civil and commercial litigation matters for a variety of clients, both foreign and domestic. He has argued before the Florida Supreme Court, obtaining a precedent-setting ruling, and he served as counsel in the $300 million litigation that arose from the American Airlines Flight 965 crash in Cali, Colombia, in 1995.

    As an attorney, Mr. Brown has gained a reputation for his thorough preparedness and his persuasive arguments in court along with his ability to devise clear and succinct briefs. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has earned an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as recognition from Chambers USA and The Legal 500. He has also received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with the John Edward Smith Child Advocacy Award.

    After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1986, Mr. Brown studied abroad at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, before returning to the United States and earning his Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 1993. He obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1994 and served as member of the school's law review.

    Mr. Brown is admitted to practice in Washington, D.C., and Florida as well as before all U.S. District Courts in Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He volunteers his time and services with Lawyers for Children America, and he is the founding member and past president of the League of Prosecutors.

    Mr. Brown has also served as chair of the American Bar Association's Aviation and Space Law Committee, and he is an active member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Cuban American Bar Association, and the grievance and code & rules committees of The Florida Bar.

    A talented playwright and actor, he has also received the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ American Theatre Critics Association Citation for playwriting, a Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award for playwriting and a Carbonell Award for playwriting.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Defense
    • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 20%Business Litigation
    • 20%Aviation and Aerospace
    • 20%Appellate
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Aviation

    Selections

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    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2010 - 2012, 2016 - 2020

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    About Christopher Brown

    Admitted: 1995, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.beasleydemos.com/christopher-d-brown/

    Honors/Awards:

    • American Theatre Critics Association/Steinberg Award Citation for Playwriting (2014)
    • Carbonell Awards for Playwriting (2010, 2014, 2019)
    • Laurents / Hatcher Award for Playwriting (2016)
    • Chambers USA
    • Florida Super Lawyers
    • The Legal 500
    • Award presented for outstanding pro bono work in the service of abused and neglected children in the dependency courts., John Edward Smith Child Advocacy Award, Lawyers for Children America
    • AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Southern District of Florida
    • U.S. Northern District of Florida
    • U.S. Middle District of Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Judicial Circuit
    • Washington, D.C.
    • Florida
    • Florida Bar Code & Rules Committee (2011-2014)
    • Florida Bar Grievance Committee (17th Judicial Circuit of Florida, 2006-2008)
    • Cuban American Bar Association
    • American Bar Association (former membership chair of the Aviation and Space Law Committee)
    • League of Prosecutors (founder)

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Zoetic Stage (founding Board Member)
    • League of Prosecutors (Founding Member, Past President)
    • Charlee House (Board Member, 2006-2010)
    • Lawyers for Children American (pro bono lawyer)

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Professor of International Law, Florida International University (1994-1996)
    • University of Miami Law Review, Member

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • International Association of Defense Counsel

    Representative Clients:

    • Burger King Corp., Amazon.com, Sysco South Florida, Palm Beach Aircraft Propeller, 2020

    Educational Background:

    • Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales (University of Geneva, Switzerland), Diplôme d’Études Supérieures, 1992
    • The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (M.A.L.D.), 1993
    • Dartmouth College (B.A., Russian Language and Literature), 1986

    Industry Groups

    • Aviation
    • Construction Litigation
    • Finance
    • Medical Device
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    Office Location for Christopher D. Brown

    201 Alhambra Circle
    Suite 501
    Miami, FL 33134

    Phone: 305-874-0037

    Fax: 305-442-4377

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