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For Immediate Release
Contact: Melinda M. Bascone
Director of Marketing
Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP


NEW YORK, NY (February 5, 2014) – Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP ( is pleased to announce that Barbara B. Brown has been promoted to partner effective February 1, 2014.   Ms. Brown was previously of counsel to the firm. 

“We congratulate Barbara on her well-deserved promotion,” said Carter Ledyard’s Macculloch M. Irving, chair of the Real Estate Department. “Her advancement is reflective of the hard-work, energy and outstanding effort she has demonstrated while effectively serving our clients.” 

Ms. Brown’s practice focuses primarily on the area of commercial real estate, with an emphasis on space and ground leases of office and retail properties, both on behalf of landlords and tenants, as well as acquisitions and sales of commercial properties.  She has represented private entities of all sizes, from publicly traded companies to closely held corporations, as well as numerous tax-exempt organizations. In the course of her representation, Ms. Brown has also represented clients in negotiating construction and architect’s contracts, financings, and numerous other types of agreements. 

Ms. Brown received her B.A. summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from City University of New York, Queens College in 1976 and her J.D. in 1979 from New York University School of Law. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the Women’s Bar Association.

Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP (, established in 1854, has approximately 90 attorneys and has been headquartered on Wall Street since its founding. Carter Ledyard's general practice includes corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, broker-dealer, on-shore and off-shore hedge and other alternative investment funds, private equity, litigation, intellectual property, environmental, employment, media and technology, immigration, investment regulation, antitrust, art law, trusts and estates, maritime, ERISA, tax-exempt organizations, real estate, tax and bankruptcy. A significant part of the firm's practice involves representing overseas-based clients and their U.S. affiliates, financial institutions and other financial services providers, governmental entities and media and technology clients.

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