Attorney Brien believes in Tikkun Olam – healing the world.
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs has accredited Attorney Brien to prosecute claims for veteran’s benefits before the Veterans Administration. Attorney Brien is Chairman of the Environmental Law Committee and a member of the Real Estate Committee of the Fairfield County Bar Association. Attorney Brien is a licensed title insurance agent for First American Title Insurance Company and Chicago Title Company. He volunteers for the Committee on Veterans of the New York State Bar Association and the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center. Attorney Brien serves on the board of directors of the Westchester County Jewish National Fund and is a volunteer first-responder with the Glenville Volunteer Fire Company in Greenwich, CT.
Previously, Attorney Brien founded the Greenwich Business Club Inc., a business networking group that gave back to the community. He also worked at UJA-Federation of New York as the Director of its Entertainment, Media & Communications Division. Over a ten-year period, Attorney Brien led an effort that raised over fifty-million dollars for non-profit health and human service agencies in New York and around the world. He co-founded the Steven J. Ross Humanitarian Award, that was bestowed upon luminaries including Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Sir Howard Stringer, Ivan Seidenberg. Robert C. Wright and Rupert Murdoch. Attorney Brien founded the UJA-Federation Music for Youth and Sports for Youth Foundations.