Leadership Team

Marc Brown

Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Marc joined RW Dake Construction as General Counsel in 2019. In his current role, Marc is responsible for all RW Dake Construction’s legal affairs as well as oversight for the company’s Administration, Human Resources and Risk Management programs.

Prior to working at RW Dake Construction, Marc was in private practice for over 20 years, focusing primarily on construction law, and has extensive experience handling construction contracts, lien law, trust fund, construction defect, and surety claims. An experienced litigator, Marc has successfully tried cases to verdict and has handled numerous mediations, arbitrations and appeals in courts across New York State.

Marc is “AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubble, he has been named to Super Lawyers list of top upstate New York attorneys for Construction Litigation each year since 2012 and has been named by U.S. News and World Report as one of The Best Lawyers in America for Construction Law since 2020.

Marc earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Michigan State University (Detroit College of Law) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the State University of New York at Oswego. Marc currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Charles Finney School in Penfield New York.