Bradford (Brad) J. Brown

Bradford (Brad) J. Brown


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Brad Brown was born and raised in Helena, Montana and is a Partner in the firm’s Helena office. His practice focuses on construction law, including defense of professional liability cases involving design professionals, defense and prosecution of various construction defect claims, and successful prosecution of multiple construction lien claims, commercial litigation, title insurance litigation, legal malpractice and cases involving property damage. Following high school, he decided to try life in the Midwest by attending Valparaiso University in Indiana. While at Valparaiso University, Brad double majored in Political Science and Criminology. He also was lucky enough to spend the fall semester of his junior year in Washington D.C. as an intern with the Washington D.C. Corporate Counsel’s Office. After four years in the Midwest, his heart begged him to return to Montana and upon graduating from Valparaiso, Brad began his legal studies at the University of Montana School of Law. While in law school, Brad was a second year staff member and third year managing editor of the Montana Law Review and also acted as one of the school’s Junior Partners during his third year at the school. Brad graduated from the University of Montana School of Law in 2007 with honors and then moved to Bozeman where he began practicing with the firm. In his spare time, Brad enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, watching and playing sports, and enjoying all that Montana has to offer.

Practice Areas

    • Commercial Litigation
    • Construction Law
    • Construction Defects
    • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
    • Lien and Bond Claims
    • Professional Liability
    • Tort Litigation
    • Product Liability Defense
    • Products Liability
    • Professional negligence, including medical malpractice

Bar Admission

Montana, 2007
9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2008
Wyoming, 2010
North Dakota, 2013


2007 – J.D. with Honors, University of Montana School of Law
2004 – B.A., Valparaiso University, Magna Cum Laude

Honors & Awards

Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star (2010, 2020, 2021)
Benchmark Litigation’s “Under 40 Hot List” (2019)

Community Involvement

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Alumni/Volunteer Corporation Board Member – Montana Beta Chapter, 2013 – present
Helena Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors (2020-Present)

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Montana
Wyoming State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Gallatin County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
North Dakota State Bar Association