attorneys and counselors at law

BROWN&BROWN, PLC

MATTHEW J. BROWN

This is Matt’s 8th year at the firm.  Prior to joining Brown and Brown, PLC, Matthew worked with his father and a group of nine other attorneys who shared office space while in law school.  Also while he was in law school he had the opportunity to work as a legal intern for Judge Nancy Carniak at the 52-3 District Court in Rochester Hills, MI for a summer. 

While in law school Matt was certified by the State Bar of Michigan as a Mediator.  Matt has served as mediator at Macomb County Mediation Center, Wayne County Mediation Center, Wayne County Mediation Center and the 36th District Court in Detroit, MI. 

Matt has litigated complex cases involving business disputes, business breakups, personal injury, all types of employment law matters, contested probate matters, will contests, trust contests, family law matters, collections, various types of federal/state civil rights cases, civil litigation both state/federal, construction lien law, criminal cases. landlord tenant cases and all types of general civil litigation.  Further he has been appointed to serve as guardian ad litem and as attorney in probate matters in Oakland County Michigan in front of the Honorable Linda Hallmark, Hon. Elizabeth Pezzetti, Hon. Daniel O’Brien and Hon. Lisa Gorcyca. 

Prior to Law school Matt had the opportunity to intern in the Corporate Business world.  While in College Matt interned for Cequent Towing and Trailer Products in Plymouth, Michigan. At that time the Company had just purchased five of its competitors.  Matt worked on a team that was involved in integrating these five companies into Cequent Towing and Trailer Products. The following summer Matt was hired to work at Delphi in Warren, Ohio at the Packard plant. As a direct result of Matt’s work in Ohio over the summer, Delphi World Headquarters extended him a job offer upon graduating from the business school.  Matt worked for 2 more years at Delphi World Headquarters in such areas as Value Analysis Value Engineering, Purchasing, Global Supply Chain Management and Indirect Purchasing.

Outside the practice of Law, Matt coached basketball for seven years in the AAU travel basketball circuits.  In addition, Matt was the head freshman coach for high school boy’s basketball for three years.  He also has been certified as a professional food safety manager as a requirement by the health department while owning his own restaurant.

Matthew J. Brown is a partner at the law firm of Brown and Brown, PLC. Matthew is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy Law School.  Matt attended Michigan State University for undergraduate and obtained a degree from the Eli Broad College of Business which was ranked in the top 25 business programs in the country at that time.  Matt’s major Supply Chain Management, was number one in the country at the time of his graduation.