Brown & Brown comprises a team of hard-working people who have dedicated their careers to matters involving real estate law. David, Steven and Kathleen have been in practice together for more than 20 years. To learn about our attorneys, paralegals and staff scroll down or contact Brown & Brown at 518.783.2200.




David Simon Brown, an attorney with Brown & Brown since 1997, concentrates his practice in real estate, title insurance and mortgage banking. David previously practiced real estate law, title insurance and mortgage banking at Block & Colucci. A member of the Bar Associations of Albany and Schenectady Counties and the Mortgage Bankers Association of Northeastern, New York. David received his JD from Albany Law School and BA from State University of New York at Albany. Admitted to the New York and Florida Bar.

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Steven S. Brown, an attorney with Brown & Brown since 1997, concentrates his practice in real estate, title insurance and mortgage banking. Steven previously practiced real estate law, title insurance and mortgage banking at Block & Colucci. Prior to that he worked at the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. A member of the Bar Associations of New York State and Albany County and the Mortgage Bankers Association of Northeastern, New York. Steven received his JD from Hamline University Law School and BA from State University of New York at Albany. Admitted to the New York Bar.

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Kathleen F. McGovern, an attorney with Brown & Brown since 1997, concentrates her practice in real estate, title insurance and mortgage banking. Kathleen previously practiced residential and commercial real estate, title insurance, foreclosures and mortgage banking at Block & Colucci, P.C. She also practiced real estate law as an attorney at the firm of Roemer & Featherstonhaugh, P.C. and in private practice. A member of the New York State Bar Association and Albany County Bar Association, Kathleen received her J.D. from Vermont Law School and B.A. from Siena College. Kathleen was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1988 and U.S. District Court-Northern District of NY in 1992. She has been a frequent lecturer for the New York State Bar Association on the topics of real estate and foreclosure law.

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Pattiann King is a paralegal at Brown & Brown since 1997 and has been a real estate paralegal in the Capital District for over 25 years. She attended Hilbert College and was awarded a Paralegal degree from the American Institute of Paralegal Studies in 1983.

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Janci A. Perkins is a paralegal at Brown & Brown who has been with the firm since 2012. She is a 2005 graduate of SUNY Brockport where she majored in history and Elementary Education.

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Kate Kennedy , Accountant and Administrative Assistant at Brown and Brown, Attorneys at Law, is a 1993 graduate of Siena College. There she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. Her career experience of nearly 20 years as an accountant has been entirely in the real estate industry, with main focus in title insurance and rental properties.

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Helene Eiger is a receptionist and administrative assistant at Brown & Brown since 1997.

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