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University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. (1976)

University of Pittsburgh, B.A. (1973)

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Ronald J. Brown


Two PPG Place, Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5402
T: 800-243-5412
D: 412-281-7272
F: 888-811-7144

Ronald J. Brown is a principal of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and concentrates his practice in municipal finance and municipal law. He serves as solicitor to several municipal authorities. He also represents commercial and governmental lenders in structuring tax-exempt financings for school districts, municipalities, and authorities.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brown was a shareholder with the firm of Grogan Graffam, P.C. Additionally, he served as Assistant Deputy Controller of Allegheny County.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Distinguished℠ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® 2009–2011

Speaking Engagements:

  • “Municipal Authorities 101” (Speaker), Allegheny County Local Government Academy, March 2015
  • “PA Election Law Guidance to Prospective Candidates” (Speaker), Allegheny County Local Government Academy, January 2015

Admissions and Licenses:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Municipal and School Solicitors Section)
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association

Community Involvement:

  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation (Trustee 2017–present)
  • Allegheny County Local Government Academy (Program Speaker)
  • Dollar Energy Fund (Board Member 1999–2013)
  • Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority (Board Member)


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law (1976)
  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh (1973), History and Political Science