Boris Brownstein




Boris Brownstein provides counseling and litigation services to individuals and businesses ranging from small to Fortune 500 companies in state and federal courts. His experience spans a range of subject areas across various industries, including complex commercial litigation, contract disputes, intellectual property, business torts and financial services.

Before joining Stradley Ronon, Boris practiced law at New York-based litigation boutique, midsize and international law firms. Before entering private practice, he served as in-house counsel, handling mortgage banking and real property litigation at the largest bank in the world.

From 2022 through 2024, Boris was named among Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch.

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Representative Matters

  • Prevailed on a summary judgment dismissing negligence and labor law claims against an industrial manufacturer.
  • Prevailed on a motion to dismiss a lawsuit from an out-of-state product distributor on jurisdictional grounds.
  • Obtained a dismissal of negligence and UCC claims against a national bank.
  • Obtained a dismissal of all contractual claims against a financial adviser after a bench trial.
  • Obtained a dismissal of claims alleging Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) violations after oral argument on a motion to dismiss.
  • Obtained a favorable settlement of claims alleging FCRA violations through mediation.
  • Obtained a complete dismissal of all claims alleging FCRA violations after a successful arbitration hearing.
  • Obtained a dismissal of direct and derivative claims against a FINRA member and associated persons.
  • Negotiated a successful bulk settlement of multiple single-plaintiff federal lawsuits against a credit reporting agency.
  • Obtained a dismissal of claims against an out-of-state law firm alleging Fair Debt Collection Practices Act violations on jurisdictional grounds.
  • Obtained a dismissal of copyright and trademark infringement claims against a garment and jewelry designer.
  • Successfully pursued and settled multiple claims arising from business disputes, obtaining full recovery of amounts claimed due and owing to clients.
  • Successfully resolved trademark infringement and unfair competition claims against clients while avoiding litigation.
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Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • New Jersey
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School
  • B.A., Rutgers University

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Social Media and the Practice of Law: Ethical Implications and a How-To Guide for Social Media,” New York City Bar CLE
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  • Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Litigation – Labor and Employment
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In The Community

Boris is dedicated to giving back to his community and provides pro bono legal services to support the arts. Boris is also active in the sailing community, racing and serving as a skipper for the members of a local sailing club.
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