Brian is a founding Partner of the firm with nearly twenty years of experience litigating complex business disputes, real estate disputes, and construction disputes in federal and state courts.
Brian represents businesses and business owners in a variety of industries, including real estate development, construction, manufacturing, insurance, financial services and lending, hospitality, food services, healthcare and information technology.
Brian has successfully litigated, arbitrated and mediated a wide range of disputes, including:
Claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud
Shareholder and partnership disputes
Commercial lease disputes
Claims for injunctive relief
Mechanic's lien claims
Article 78 proceedings
Fraudulent conveyance proceedings
Post-judgment enforcement proceedings
Prior to founding Belowich & Walsh LLP, Brian was a litigation attorney at Coudert Brothers and Baker & McKenzie LLP and a litigation partner at DelBello Donellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP.
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Pace University School of Law, J.D., 1999, cum laude, Ranking Scholar, Dean's List, Managing Editor of Pace Law Review
State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1994
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Member of the New York State Bar Association and Westchester County Bar Association; Member of New York State Bar Association House of Delegates
Member of the Business Council of Westchester
Member of the Building & Realty Institute of Westchester
Member of the Board of Directors of UJA Federation of New York Westchester Business and Professionals Division
Represented maple syrup manufacturer in action relating to construction of production facility; achieved favorable settlement after depositions.
Represented brew pub in actions relating to construction of brewery and restaurant; obtained favorable settlement after depositions.
Represented general contractor in dispute involving construction of high end fitness studio; achieved favorable settlement after mediation.
Represented auction gallery in action by purchaser for breach of contract and misrepresentation; obtained order dismissing all claims.
Represented majority owners of limited liability company in proceeding for judicial dissolution and related relief, including a sale of the company's assets; obtained dismissal of all claims.
Represented fifty percent partner of business entity in judicial dissolution proceeding against former partner dispute; obtained favorable settlement.
Represented condominium in post-judgment fraudulent conveyance proceeding to recover $7.4 million dollar judgment from former condominium sponsor; obtained favorable multi-million dollar settlement.
Represented real estate developer and municipality in mechanic's lien foreclosure action; obtained order canceling notice of pendency and vacating lien (Ampul Electric, Inc. v. Village of Port Chester, et al., 96 A.D.3d 790 (2d Dept. 2012), leave denied, 19 N.Y.3d 1063 (2012)).
Represented real estate developer in complex eminent domain action; obtained dismissal of all claims against developer after bench trial.
Represented majority shareholders of start-up company in action by investor relating to private stock offering; obtained order dismissing all claims (Schultz v. Gershman. 68 A.D.3d 426 (1st Dept. 2009)).
Represented national construction company in action involving airport modernization project; obtained favorable multi-million dollar settlement after mediation.
Represented state agency in action by contractor arising out of large-scale construction project; obtained favorable settlement before trial.
Represented commercial landlord in non-payment proceeding against tenant and guarantor; obtained favorable settlement shortly after commencement of action.
Represented majority owners of corporation in action by minority shareholders and estate for breach of contract and fraud; obtained favorable settlement before trial.
Represented court-appointed administrator of estate in proceeding against former executor to recover monies wrongfully taken from estate; obtained decree in favor of estate (In re Estate of Tripp, 101 A.D.3d 1137 (2d Dept. 2012), leave denied, 21 N.Y.3d 855 (2013)).