Jonathan Brown

  • Professor
  • Director, Food and Beverage Law Clinic
Preston, 4th Floor


JD, New York University School of Law

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Jonathan Brown joined the Pace Law faculty in 2016. Professor Brown is the founder and director of the school’s Food and Beverage Law Clinic, which launched in January 2017. The Food and Beverage Law Clinic provides transactional legal services to small- and medium-sized farms, food and beverage entrepreneurs, and nonprofit organizations seeking to improve our food system.

Prior to joining the Pace faculty, Professor Brown was a Clinical Lecturer in Law and Eugene Ludwig/Robert M. Cover Fellow in Law at Yale Law School, where he co-taught the Community and Economic Development Clinic. There, he represented community-based organizations seeking to promote economic opportunity and mobility, including affordable housing developers, community development banks, farms and farmer’s markets, and neighborhood associations. Previously, Brown was a senior associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, in New York. There, he primarily represented lenders and borrowers in large corporate finance transactions, and also represented not-for-profit organizations on corporate matters.