Weber Gallagher Promotes Rick Brown to Partner


Philadelphia, January 4, 2023 — Weber Gallagher today announced the promotion of Frederick W. (Rick) Brown to partner, effective January 1, 2023. Brown is a member of the firm’s General Liability practice group and based in the Philadelphia office.

“We are proud to promote Rick to partner and thrilled to start the year off with this exciting news,” said Weber Gallagher partner Patrick J. Stapleton III. “Rick’s hard work and dedication to clients has been instrumental during his tenure at Weber Gallagher. He is a critical advisor to our clients and his drive, teamwork, and commitment to quality of service are exceptional.”

Brown focuses his practice on handling litigation cases involving serious injuries with multiple defendants that occur at construction sites and complex contractual indemnity claims amongst the defendants. He defends clients in general liability, complex mass torts, and toxic torts matters in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Brown also represents local counsel for several corporate businesses in cases of alleged occupational and non-occupational exposure to mass torts substances, such as benzene and asbestos.

Brown has decades of experience and has handled cases before local and federal courts. He has also represented clients in arbitration matters. Brown’s extensive background includes handling slip and fall cases for national grocery chains, banks, and third-party vendors. He also represents home builders and contractors in alleged construction defect cases. Brown manages cases involving commercial motor vehicles, premises liability, and dram shop law.

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