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Robert Michael Brown, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1959, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.


Brown, Robert Michael was born on October 18, 1929 in Pittsburgh. Son of Richard Thomas and Wilhelmina (Baehr) Brown.


Bachelor, Duquesne University, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, Duquesne University, 1958. Postgraduate in theology, Duquesne University.


Law clerk, Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1960-1963;associate attorney, Burgwin, Ruffin, Perry & Pohl, Pittsburgh, 1963-1965;attorney partner, Burgwin, Ruffin, Perry & Pohl, Pittsburgh, 1965-1983;attorney partner, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, Pittsburgh, 1983-1993. Chairman task force American Public Transit Association to review bid protest procedures of UMTA, chairman legal affairs committee, 1990-1993. Member of advisory commission to Pennsylvania task force of joint State Government Commision on state Model Procurement Code.

Board directors Interform Corporation, Consolidated Business Forms Company.


General counsel Port Authority of Allegheny County, Public Auditorium Authority Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Special counsel Urban Redevelopment Authority Pittsburgh. Ex-officio member, board directors Duquesne University, 1979-1982.

Trustee Andrew Carnegie Free Library. of Carnegie, Pennsylvania, 1984-1989. Member advisory board Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, 1985-1990. Member steering committee leadership Pittsburgh Project of Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, 1986-1993.

Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, Duquesne University Alumni Association (president 1979-1982, chairman Century Club of Distinguished Duquesne Alumni, 1983-1984, recognition award Duquesne University Old Main Alumni, 1984), Pittsburgh Club (board governors), Chartiers Country Club, Rotary (Paul Harris fellow, 1984, past president Three Rivers Club, Pittsburgh 1986-1987).


Married Rita Claire Tepe, August 11, 1951. Children: Karen Claire, Paul M., Maureen A. Werwie.