Former Senior Counsel to The Maryland Insurance Administration Joins Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White, LLC

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Addition of prominent lawyer enhances the firm's insurance practice and litigation and transaction departments

Alex J. Brown Joins Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White

Alex's credentials are first-rate and he'll add more firepower to our accomplished litigation and transaction groups.

Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White, LLC is pleased to announce that Alex J. Brown has joined the firm as a member. Mr. Brown joins STSW after more than 11 years practicing in both the public and private sectors, including serving as Senior Counsel to the Maryland Insurance Administration and an Assistant Attorney General at the Maryland Insurance Administration.

Mr. Brown is an accomplished litigation and transaction attorney with a uniquely diverse background. Mr. Brown has extensive experience representing insurance policyholders, insurers, Risk Retention Groups and insurance professionals in complex insurance litigation and transactional insurance matters. As a former Senior Counsel to the Maryland Insurance Administration, Mr. Brown has also represented the Maryland Insurance Commissioner on a wide variety of regulatory and other State government and administrative law issues.

"Alex's tenure as Senior Counsel to the Insurance Administration is just part of a very successful career," said Steven D. Silverman, STSW managing partner. "Alex's credentials are first-rate and he'll add more firepower to our accomplished litigation and transaction groups -- which include some of the brightest, most experienced talent in the US."

Mr. Brown draws on his comprehensive, broad-based experience to offer his clients creative and effective solutions. Mr. Brown has litigated in both Federal and State courts throughout the country, obtaining numerous successful results for insurer and policyholder clients in insurance coverage disputes. He also represents commercial entities in connection with government investigations and other administrative and regulatory matters. In addition, Mr. Brown is routinely called upon to advise commercial clients on the insurance coverage they maintain for their businesses, as well as issues involving claims avoidance and minimization of claims.

Mr. Brown also has a wealth of experience in transactional matters. He has assisted insurers in the drafting of insurance policy language and has prepared numerous commercial documents for a wide variety of commercial entities. Mr. Brown has participated in the drafting of formational documents, purchase and sale contracts, leases, and other agreements for an early stage ethanol manufacturer and other commercial entities. Mr. Brown began his legal career practicing intellectual property law and thus has experience drafting technology transfer agreements, as well as copyright and trademark licenses and applications.

"It has been an honor to have served in a number of public and private positions alongside terrific colleagues who worked tirelessly with an unwavering commitment to client and public service. As I move on to the next phase of my career, I am equally honored to join Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White. The talent within the group is widely known and I am excited about joining the team," said Brown.

Brown received his undergraduate degree from University of the South in Sewanee, TN and graduated magna cum laude, University of Baltimore School of Law (Baltimore, Maryland) as part of the Heuisler Honor Society (Top 10%).

His most recent articles include: "Recent Developments in Coverage for Intellectual Property Claims," ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2 (2009) and "Recent Developments in Coverage for Intellectual Property Claims," ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2 (2010).

About Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White
Maryland based law firm Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White, an AV rated law firm by Martindale-Hubbell, is widely regarded as one of the premier litigation firms in the mid-Atlantic region. They have achieved extraordinary success for their clients across Maryland and throughout the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.mdattorney.com.

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