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Frances K. Browne
Adjunct Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Email: fbrowne@brodybrowne.com

Teaching

  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 1993-present
  • Constitutional Law, Rutgers University

Experience

  • Partner, Brody & Browne LLP
  • Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • Partner, Torys LLP
  • Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Education

  • Rutgers University, M.A. 1995, summa cum laude 
  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D. 1988, cum laude 
  • Lehigh University, B.A. 1985, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Publications

  • "The Cat's Paw Doctrine in the Second Circuit", New York Law Journal (June 2012) & Employment Law Strategist (September 2012)
  • “Hiring and Firing,” New York: Law Journal Press (2009)
  • “Expert Witnesses:  The Right Time?”  New York Law Journal, Special Litigation Section (June 2006)
  • “Punitive Damage Awards in New York Since ‘State Farm,'” New York Law Journal (December 2005)
  • “A Revival of Summary Judgment for Employers,” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (November 2005)
  • “Hello is Everyone There?”  New York Law Journal (March 2005)
  • “Negotiating and Drafting Contract Boilerplate,” New York: American Lawyer Media (2003) (associate editor and chapter author)

Affiliations

Admitted
  • New York State Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar
  • U.S. Supreme Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts, SDNY, EDNY, NDNY, DNJ