Attorney Profile

James S. Brownstein, Esq.

James S. Brownstein practices in all areas of law with particular concentration in commercial transactions and litigation, real estate and/or commercial closings, commercial negotiations, collection and related litigation, foreclosures, bank loan closings and negotiations, and commercial and individual financial workouts.

Attorney Brownstein graduated from the University of Connecticut - School of Law in 1973.  Admitted to the bar in both Connecticut and Florida, Attorney Brownstein has practiced in the Greater New Haven area for approximately 40 years.  In addition to his law degree, Attorney Brownstein obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Clark University in 1970 and a Masters of Public Administration degree from the University of New Haven.  Born and raised in New Haven, Attorney Brownstein takes pride in serving the area’s residents.

Attorney Brownstein has been a member of the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyer’s Association, the American Trial Lawyer’s Association and the Commercial Law League of America and is admitted to the United States District Court – Connecticut, the United States Court of Appeals – Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

In addition to his private practice, Attorney Brownstein had been active in the community and has held varying executive offices with the Woodbridge Country Club including First Vice President and general counsel.  Attorney Brownstein is also an active member of Congregation B’Nai Jacob and has, in the past, been a Member of its Board of Directors and its general counsel.  Attorney Brownstein also served on the Hamden Hall Board of Trustees for many years. Presently, Attorney Brownstein is a Founding Board Member of the Bank of Southern Connecticut where he also acts as counsel as needed.

The Law Offices of James S. Brownstein, LLC and its principal, James S. Brownstein subscribe to the highest standards of professional ethics and competency and strive to represent and assist their clients to achieve their goals and objectives.