Senior Research Attorney Brett P. Linn

In addition to earning a JD, Magna Cum Laude from New York Law School in 1984, Brett’s background includes a Masters’ Degree and teaching experience in Special Education, as well as a Bachelors’ Degree in Philosophy.

Prior to joining NLRG, Brett was a longtime practitioner in the Hudson Valley region of New York, including service as the court attorney for several New York State Supreme Court Justices; a law assistant in the Appellate Division, Second Department; a partner in the law firm of Singleton and Linn in Mount Kisco, New York; an associate attorney for several White Plains and New York City based firms; and a solo practitioner. 

He is a Past President of the New York State Dispute Resolution Association (“NYSDRA”), a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to the field of alternative dispute resolution; and was an Adjunct Professor with the business department of Orange County Community College in Middletown, New York from September 1999 to December 2011. 

Brett has authored or co-authored several articles on legal and ADR matters, including “Surviving a Non-Surgical Disc Injury Threshold Motion”, NYSTLA Bill of Particulars, Vol. 1, 2014 [Co-Authored with Greg M. Sobo, Esq.);  “Confidentiality in Private Mediation: Hauzinger v Hauzinger”, NYSBA Labor and Employment Law Section Newsletter, Fall/Winter 2007; and “Appropriate Conflict Management: Towards a Meta-Process”, published in the 19th Edition of the Fordham Urban Law Journal’s ADR & the Law.