Brett D. French

Brett D. French

Albany, New York
Phone: 518-449-3900 | 888-352-3751
Fax: 518-432-3111


Brett D. French is an associate at Cooper Erving & Savage LLP.

Mr. French is admitted to practice in New York State, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Northern District of New York.

Mr. French is a 2015 cum laude graduate of Syracuse University College of Law. While at Syracuse University College of Law, Mr. French was very involved with the College of Law’s Moot Court Honor Society. Mr. French participated in several in-house trial and appellate competitions and was also elected to the Executive Board of the honor society during his 2L year. In addition to his involvement with the College of Law’s Moot Court Honor Society, Mr. French was a member of the Journal of Science and Technology Law, which he also sat on the Executive Board of; and the Impunity Watch Law Journal. Mr. French is also a member of the Justinian Honor Society. Prior to attending law school, Mr. French received a Bachelor of Arts from Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, where he studied theoretical economics and political science. Mr. French is originally from the Capital District; he grew up in Rotterdam and graduated from Mohonasen High School.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • Real Property and Environmental Law
  • Administrative Law and Regulatory Compliance
  • Higher Education Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Personal Injury and Products Liability
  • Traffic and DWI Law

Education and Admissions


  • Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York
    J.D. cum laude
    Honors: Justinian Honorary Law Society
    Honors: Moot Court Honor Society (Executive Board)
    Honors: Dean’s Merit Scholarship
    Law Review: Syracuse Journal of Science and Technology, Executive Board
    Law Review: Impunity Watch Law Journal
  • Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: Dean’s List
    Major: Economics
    Major: Political Science


  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York