Brian T. Egan is a partner with Egan & Golden, LLP, with offices in Patchogue and East Hampton, New York. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in History, and a minor in Political Science, from Misericordia University in 1996. He attended St. Johnís University School of Law, where he was the Articles and Notes Editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, and was graduated on the Deanís List with a Juris Doctor degree in 1999. During law school he clerked with the Honorable William L. Underwood, Jr., a Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.
Since Mr. Eganís admission to practice, he has concentrated his practice on civil litigation, including among his experience commercial litigation, business law, and municipal law. He is routinely involved in cases which are of major media interest, and has been involved in cases featured on CBSí 60 Minutes and reported in the New York Times, Newsday, New York Post and the New York Law Journal. Mr. Egan is a two-term Past Chairman of the Suffolk County Bar Associationís Professional Ethics and Civility Committee and currently serves as a member of the Bar Associationís Grievance and Judicial Screening Committees. He has also been appointed by various Justices of the New York Supreme Court to serve as a Referee and Receiver in a variety of complex commercial and real estate matters. Mr. Egan has lectured on the use and procedures for the appointments of Receivers in legal training programs approved and required by the New York State Unified Court System. He is the Village Attorney for the Incorporated Villages of Patchogue, Mastic Beach and Port Jefferson.
With family roots in Suffolk County, Long Island that date to 1641, and in the Patchogue community going back over a century, Mr. Egan is an active member of the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce, and organized the Chamberís non-profit arm, the Greater Patchogue Foundation, Inc. He is a Past President of the Brehon Society of Suffolk County, an association of Irish lawyers and judges, and served on the Board of Managers of the Brookhaven- Roe Y.M.C.A. He is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and a Steward of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York.
Mr. Egan is admitted to practice to the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Courts in the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York, and all New York State courts. He is a member of the Federal Bar Council, the New York State and Suffolk County Bar Associations.