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Kevin T. Brown

Senior Counsel

Atlanta
Direct: (404) 885-6768
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Mr. Brown is senior counsel in the Corporate Department in the Atlanta office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He is a member of the Commercial Finance team.  Mr. Brown regularly represents numerous governmental entities throughout Georgia in general and transactional settings, with a particular focus on acting as counsel to public authorities and agencies for public-purpose and conduit bond financing. Mr. Brown also practices in the areas of commercial and real estate transactions, ad valorem taxation, and intergovernmental undertakings.  Prior to joining the Seyfarth team, he was a partner with the law firm of Sell & Melton, L.L.P. in Macon, Georgia.

Mr. Brown has served as a Georgia Special Assistant Attorney General (“SAAG”) under numerous appointments across several state agencies, including the Department of Transportation, Department of Natural Resources, State Properties Commission, Technical College System, and the Department of Corrections.  In these capacities, he has served as a SAAG in connection with eminent domain acquisitions and proceedings, financings, related litigation, and traditional real estate acquisitions. 

In addition to his public finance and governmental representation practice, Mr. Brown has extensive governmental and commercial litigation experience, including numerous reported decisions in Georgia’s appellate courts and unreported decisions in the United State District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.  Mr. Brown regularly presents legal and practical training to diverse groups in the area of governmental law, including elected officials, government employees and appointees, and professionals.

Mr. Brown is senior counsel in the Corporate Department in the Atlanta office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He is a member of the Commercial Finance team.  Mr. Brown regularly represents numerous governmental entities throughout Georgia in general and transactional settings, with a particular focus on acting as counsel to public authorities and agencies for public-purpose and conduit bond financing. Mr. Brown also practices in the areas of commercial and real estate transactions, ad valorem taxation, and intergovernmental undertakings.  Prior to joining the Seyfarth team, he was a partner with the law firm of Sell & Melton, L.L.P. in Macon, Georgia.

Mr. Brown has served as a Georgia Special Assistant Attorney General (“SAAG”) under numerous appointments across several state agencies, including the Department of Transportation, Department of Natural Resources, State Properties Commission, Technical College System, and the Department of Corrections.  In these capacities, he has served as a SAAG in connection with eminent domain acquisitions and proceedings, financings, related litigation, and traditional real estate acquisitions. 

In addition to his public finance and governmental representation practice, Mr. Brown has extensive governmental and commercial litigation experience, including numerous reported decisions in Georgia’s appellate courts and unreported decisions in the United State District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.  Mr. Brown regularly presents legal and practical training to diverse groups in the area of governmental law, including elected officials, government employees and appointees, and professionals.

Education

  • J.D., Walter F. George Law School (1997)
    Member, Mercer Law Review (1996-1997)
  • B.B.A., Mercer University (1994)
    summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Georgia

Courts

  • Admitted to all Superior and Appellate Courts of Georgia
  • United States District Court for Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Georgia
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Publications

  • Development Authority Board Member and Staff Training: Ethics, Liabilities, Open Meetings, Open Records, (2001- ) Univ. of Georgia Office of Economic Development Assistance
  • “Brief History of Local Government and State Authorities Created for Economic Development Purposes,” (1st Ed. 1998; 2d Ed. 2000)© Univ. of Georgia Office of Economic Development Assistance
  • “In the Matter of Baby K: The Fourth Circuit Stretches EMTALA Even Further,” 47 Mercer Law. R 1173 (1996)