Matthew C. Brown


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


Matthew C. Brown practices in Wiggin and Dana's litigation department and is Co-Chair of the firm's Manufacturing Industry Practice Group. Matthew's manufacturing practice includes resolution of supplier disputes through mediation, arbitration and, where necessary, trial. Among other cases, Matthew has secured injunctive relief before an arbitration panel of retired Court of Appeals Judges from the Second and Third Circuit, and Delaware Supreme Court Justice. He has also tried to conclusion multi-million dollar jury and courtside manufacturing claims. Matthew has represented manufacturing clients in the aerospace, industrial, maritime, heavy chemicals, pharmaceutical, and agricultural industries on bet the company and straightforward contract matters.

Matthew regularly counsels clients on real estate disputes, including representation of title company insureds, companies, private homeowners, and public housing projects. Matthew has significant experience in probate matters representing nursing homes and private individuals in conservator claims, will contests, and capacity and fiduciary related disputes. In addition to commercial litigation, Matthew is an appointed Special Public Defender in the part A criminal court handling matters on a pro bono basis.

In 2016 the Connecticut Law Tribune named Matthew as a New Leader in the Law. He has been recognized by Chambers USA in the category of litigation lawyers. (For more information about the standards for inclusion in Chambers, please click here.) New England Super Lawyers selected Matthew as a "Rising Star" in the category of general litigation (for more about the standards and selection criteria, please click here).

Matthew is active in the New Haven community. He is a member of the Inn of Court, New Haven, former board member for Family Centered Services of CT, and 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.

Matthew received his J.D. magna cum laude from the Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he was a Dean's Scholar, recipient of the Distinguished Academic Achievement Award and Classroom Performance Award. He held internships at the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut and the Connecticut Appellate Court. Matthew also served as the Executive Business Editor of the Quinnipiac Health Law Journal. Before law school, he received his B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he studied History and Latin.


  • 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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