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Amy Brown Esq.

Amy Brown, Esq.


Amy Brown is the Special Assistant to the Dean and Director/Coordinator of Special Projects at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. She works closely with the Dean, assisting with daily operations, special projects and research and writing. She is also responsible for planning, organizing, orchestrating, and fundraising for major events including the annual Outstanding Women in the Law event and the Siben Distinguished Professorship in Family Law Lecture Series. She was a member of the Dean’s Vision 2020 Campaign team, which raised nearly $22M for the law school.

Amy was previously the Faculty Administrative Editor of the Family Court Review, which has the largest readership of any family law journal in the country. It serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas, programs, research, legislation, case law and reforms and its fundamental premise is that productive discussion of family law is facilitated by a meaningful dialogue between the judiciary, lawyers, mediators, mental health and social services communities and other professionals whose focus is the resolution of family conflict.

She has also served as the creator, editor and author of select articles in a digital magazine for Hofstra Law’s Center for Children, Families and the Law highlighting the Center’s innovative programs, clinics and projects for families in crisis and the experiential learning opportunities available for Hofstra Law students interested in family law.

Prior to joining Hofstra Law, Amy served first as Chief Administrative Officer and then as President of Talon Air, Inc., a boutique private jet charter and management company with over 20 aircraft, 125 employees and multi-million dollar annual revenue.

Amy started her career in a small medical malpractice firm, but then transitioned to family law when she joined Koopersmith, Feigenbaum & Potruch in 1990 as an associate, and then became a partner in the newly-named Koopersmith & Brown, LLP in 1995. The firm’s practice focused on heavily-contested substantial financial, custody and related matters for professionals, large business owners and their spouses.

Amy joined Energeia Partnership in its Class of 2014. The Partnership is a diverse group of hand selected ethical leaders from Long Island's public, private and not-for-profit sectors brought together to help address the region's most complex issues.

Most recently, Amy completed an intensive 40-hour divorce/family law mediation training course privately taught by experienced family law mediators and tailored to developing the skills and techniques best suited to impartial dispute resolution of financial and emotional issues regarding divorce, spousal and child support, custody and visitation, equitable distribution of marital property and other fundamental areas of family conflict upon dissolution of marriage.

Amy looks forward to putting these skills to work at Mediation Solutions. She is available to mediate matters involving matrimonial and family law virtually or at our Islandia location.

Mediating Cases In:

  • Matrimonial and Family Law

Professional Experience

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University (2017 – Present)

Special Assistant to the Dean (2021 – Present)

Director/Coordinator of Special Projects (2018 – Present)

Faculty Administrative Editor, Family Court Review (2020 – 2021)

Creator, Editor and Author, FamilyLaw@HofstraLaw (2017 – 2019)

Talon Air, Inc. (2007 – 2014)

President (2012 – 2014)

Chief Administrative Officer (2007 – 2012)

Family Law Partner, Koopersmith & Brown, LLP (1995 – 2003)

Family Law Associate Attorney, Koopersmith, Feigenbaum & Potruch (1990 – 1995)

Associate Attorney, Henry Grubel, PC (1983 – 1990)

Associate Real Estate Broker, New York State (2015)


Honors, Memberships and Professional Activities

Matrimonial Law Committee of Nassau County Bar Association, Former Vice-Chair

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, NY Chapter, Former Fellow & Counsel

NY Family Law American Inn of Court, Former Barrister

Nassau County Supreme Court, Former Certified Matrimonial Fee Arbitrator

Energeia Partnership (2014)


Divorce/Family Law Mediation Training Certificate (2023)

Certified as Specialist in Seniors Real Estate (SRES) & Short Sales & Foreclosure (SFR)   (2016)

Hofstra University Law School, JD (1982)

SUNY Binghamton, BA, Political Science (1979)