Matthew C. Brown


Matthew C. Brown
offices Hartford
New Haven
phone 860-297-3706


Matthew is Counsel in Wiggin and Dana's Litigation Department and co-chair of the firm's Manufacturing Industry Practice Group. He has extensive experience resolving supplier disputes through mediation, arbitration, and where necessary, trial.

Matthew has represented manufacturing clients in the aerospace, industrial, maritime, heavy chemicals, pharmaceutical, and agricultural industries and has tried to-conclusion multimillion-dollar jury and courtside manufacturing claims. Among his successes, Matthew has secured injunctive relief before an arbitration panel of retired Court of Appeals Judges from the Second and Third Circuits and a Delaware Supreme Court Justice.

Matthew regularly counsels clients on real estate disputes, including representation of title company insureds, companies, private homeowners, and public housing projects. He has represented nursing homes in probate matters and private individuals in conservator claims, will contests, and capacity- and fiduciary-related disputes. Matthew is also an appointed Special Public Defender in the part A criminal court, handling matters pro bono.

Matthew received his J.D. magna cum laude from the Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he was a Dean's Scholar and a recipient of the Distinguished Academic Achievement Award and the Classroom Performance Award. He earned his B.A. in History and Latin from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Matthew was named a New Leader in the Law by the Connecticut Law Tribune, was recognized by Chambers USA in the category of litigation lawyers, and was selected by New England Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in general litigation. He is a member of the Inn of Court in New Haven, a former board member for Family Centered Services of CT, and a graduate of the New Haven Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program. Matthew also served as Co-Chair of the New Haven County Bar Association's Nuts and Bolts Committee, which provides seminars for newly admitted lawyers.


  • Inn of Court, New Haven
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New Haven County Bar Association


10.03.2013Know Thy Product: Are You Transacting in "Goods" Under the Uniform Commercial Code?
09.09.2013New Transfer of Assets and Applied Income Law Provides Boost for Nursing Home Debt Collection

Published Works

04.21.2016Contract Disputes and the International Sale of GoodsAmerican Bar Association, Commercial Law Newsletter
03.10.2014Termination for Convenience Under the Uniform Commercial CodeABA, Commercial Law Newsletter, Joint Newsletter of the Commercial Finance and Uniform Commercial Code Committees
04.01.2013A Supplier's Guide to Requirements ContractsAmerican Bar Association, Commercial Law Newsletter, Spring 2013, Joint Newsletter of the Commercial Finance and Uniform Commercial Code Committee
01.01.2009ABA SECTION OF ANTITRUST LAW, Consumer Protection Law DevelopmentsABA

offices Hartford
New Haven
phone 860-297-3706



  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, JD, 2007, magna cum laude
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, BA, 2000


  • Connecticut


  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US District Court (District of Connecticut)

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