Kelley Ross Brown

Partner

Kelley Ross Brown

Partner

Contact

Direct: 585-987-2824
Fax: 585-445-2324
krossbrown@woodsoviatt.com
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At a Glance

Kelley Ross Brown is a Partner in the firm where she is a member and Administrative Partner of the Real Estate Development and Finance Department. She concentrates her practice in complex real estate and asset-based finance transactions on behalf of lenders; commercial closings on behalf of businesses and private individuals, leasing and sales on behalf of lenders out of REO. She is also a member of the firm's Management Committee which is responsible for general oversight and management of the firm.

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Education

Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.

St. Lawrence University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

State of New York, Western District Court

Key Representative Matters

  • Representing commercial lender in issuance of credit enhancement on $10,000,000.00 financing for local not-for-profit's bond-financed construction and renovation of campus buildings.
  • Representing commercial lenders in all aspects of asset-based financing transactions.
  • Representing commercial lenders in real estate transactions, including construction to permanent loan financing.
  • Representing commercial lenders with industrial development agency assisted financing, and loans with the U.S. Small Business Administration through the 504 and 7a programs.
  • Representing businesses and individuals in the acquisition, construction, and financing of a commercial properties.
  • Representing lenders in the sale of residential properties in REO.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Monroe County Association.
  • Member of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys.

Honors

  • Recipient of Top Women in Law Award 2014
  • Named a finalist for the 2010 Athena Award.
  • Appears in the current edition of the "Best Lawyers in America."
  • Recipient of the 40 Under 40 Award in 1999.
  • Frequent Speaker at State and County CLE Programs.

Community Involvement

  • Chair and Member of the Board of Directors for NeighborWorks Community Partners
  • Past President and Member of the Board of Directors of NeighborWorks Rochester.
  • Vice President and Member of the Board of Directors of DePaul Adult Care Communities, Inc./DePaul Community Facilities, Inc.
  • Chair of the Monroe County Committee of the LAWNY Board.
  • Member, Character and Fitness Committee, Appellate Division Fourth Department
  • Member, VLSP Campaign for Justice Cabinet
Practice Areas: Commercial and Asset Based Lending • Commercial Real Estate Development • Commercial Real Estate Finance • Commercial Real Estate Transactions • Construction Law • Public Finance • Title Insurance