Dear Valued Clients and Friends,

In light of the Executive Orders issued on March 20,2020 by Governor Cuomo (NY) and on March 21,2020 by Governor Murphy (NJ) we at Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer LLP want to assure you that we are working remotely and will remain fully operational throughout the duration of this public health crisis. Until further notice, the most effective methods of communicating with us are email or phone, not the US mail. In the event that you need wire instructions or have accounting questions, please contact David Glicksman by email at Our hope is that this crisis will not be long. Regardless of its duration, however, we will continue to provide our clients with uninterrupted service. Your support, friendship and trust are so important to us as we get through this trying time together. We wish you all good health for you and your families.

Executive Committee
Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer LLP


W. McKinney Brown IV Associate

New York, NY
Phone: 212-341-4361
Fax: 212-267-5916

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McKinney joined the firm as an associate in 2018. His practice focuses on general liability, construction defect and labor law, and retail and hospitality litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, McKinney served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the New York City Law Department, where he represented the City of New York and its agencies in civil litigation, from inception to trial. While at the Law Department, McKinney represented the NYPD and the Department of Education as lead counsel in over a half-dozen jury trials in Manhattan Supreme Court, consistently returning favorable verdicts and settlements on behalf of the City.

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  • 2015 J.D. Wake Forest University School of Law
  • 2012 B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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