Nicholas A. Brown's practice focuses on appeals and trial support in state and federal courts. At the trial level, Mr. Brown provides legal support for purposes of presenting dispositive motions and preserving claims of error. He is a regular contributor to the firm’s I Object! blog, which focuses on preservation of error at trial.
At the appellate level, Mr. Brown assists with all aspects of appeals, from early case assessments and evaluations of appellate issues, to motions practice and briefing, to preparation for oral argument. He also consults on strategic matters, drawing on his understanding of the nuances and subtleties of appellate practice. In addition, he conducts mock court sessions.
Mr. Brown’s areas of concentration include complex commercial and tort litigation, insurance coverage disputes, real property litigation, and class actions, all at both the trial and appellate level. He is also an active member in the firm’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Task Force as well as its E-Discovery Task Force.
Prior to joining Carlton Fields, Mr. Brown served as a senior staff attorney to Judge Nelly N. Khouzam in the Second District Court of Appeal in Tampa. During law school, he was a teaching assistant for the courses Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy. He publishes and speaks on topics related to appellate law, ethics, professionalism, and legal career development.