Local Counsel with RoseAnn C. Branda

Brooklyn’s RoseAnn Branda tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Published in 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine

By RoseAnn C. Branda on September 20, 2017


FAVORITE BUILDING  –  Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower, a.k.a. One Hanson Place.

BEST RESTAURANT  –  The River Café in Brooklyn Heights.

WEEKEND GETAWAY  –  Always love a Sag Harbor/Hamptons weekend.

FAVORITE QUOTE ABOUT BROOKLYN  –  “It’s ironic that no matter where I go, I meet people from Brooklyn. I’m proud of that heritage. It’s where I’m from, who I am.” — Howard Schultz

FAVORITE HISTORICAL RESIDENT  –  At the moment, Alexander Hamilton.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOUR OFFICE BESIDES THE PEOPLE  –  The panoramic views of Brooklyn, New York City, New Jersey, the bridges. It exhilarates you.

BEST VIEW  –  Walking over the Brooklyn Bridge—the views are amazing!

FAVORITE PARK  –  Prospect Park is Brooklyn’s Central Park, one of the few remaining indigenous forests in the city.

GO-TO SPORTS VENUE  –  Barclays Center. How did we live without it?

GO-TO ARTS VENUE  –  The Brooklyn Museum.

FAVORITE COFFEESHOP  –  Any Dunkin’ Donuts. I’ll take an almond milk latte anytime.

FAVORITE PIZZA JOINT  –  Lucali in Carroll Gardens: best pizza ever. No reservations, BYOB, always a line. Worth every minute.

MOST FAMOUS RESIDENT  –  Maybe not most famous but my favorite famous resident: Barbra Streisand.

FAVORITE LESSER-KNOWN TOURIST ATTRACTION  –  If you don’t make it to the iconic cyclone roller coaster in Coney Island, I would have to recommend Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

WHERE TO GO AFTER A WIN?  –  The Queen Restaurant: my good luck charm when I’m on trial.

WHERE TO GO AFTER A LOSS?   –  We don’t lose.

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