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Charles D. Brown

Charles D. Brown

Detroit, Michigan

For more than 30 years, Charles Brown has devoted his practice of law to litigation, including the defense of medical malpractice claims, legal malpractice claims, insurance law, and general litigation. He has attained the "AV –Preeminent" peer review rating of Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability and ethical standards. A skilled and experienced courtroom advocate, he has tried professional liability cases throughout the state of Michigan and has served as a court-appointed case evaluator for claims in Michigan’s two most populous counties.

Mr. Brown is also an experienced appellate advocate, with numerous victories in published appeals as a defender of physicians and attorneys.

Included in his litigation practice, Mr. Brown has served as an overseer and manager of a Michigan hospital’s values-based claims resolution system, and a general manager of claims for medical specialty practices in obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery and radiology.

As a clinical educator, Mr. Brown has lectured to professional societies of doctors and lawyers, including the Wayne State University (Detroit) Medical School’s students and interns.

A 1984 graduate of the Detroit College of Law (now the Michigan State University College of Law), Mr. Brown was a member of the Detroit College of Law Review.

Areas of Practice

  • Professional Liability Defense
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1990


  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1984
    • Law Review: Detroit College of Law Review, Member, 1982 - 1983
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1980

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Detroit Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Member
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