Troy S. Brown
Brown Law Office, LLC is pleased to announce that Troy S. Brown has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Membership in the Fellows is limited to one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and selected by the ABF Board.
The ABF Fellows is a global honorary society that recognizes attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. ABF Fellows hail from nearly 40 countries and hold a wide variety of influential roles. Notable Fellows include the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsberg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, and former United States Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton.
Brown Law Office, LLC is a boutique law firm that represents individuals and small to medium size companies including major financial institutions and franchisors, in a wide array of complex commercial transaction and litigation matters, alternative dispute resolution, and estate planning matters. In his transactional practice, Brown assists his corporate clients in corporate ethics & governance matters, regulatory compliance, as well as acquisitions & mergers. In his litigation practice, Brown regularly represents individuals and companies in state and federal courts involving matters ranging from intellectual property disputes to commercial matters involving a variety of consumer protection laws. Brown is also a non-public arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
With more than 15 years of litigation experience, Mr. Brown is an active and recognized academic and practitioner. Before, creating Brown Law Office, LLC, Mr. Brown was Of Counsel in Arnall Golden Gregory LLP’s Litigation and Government Investigations practices in Washington, DC, was an attorney in the Asset Management Unit of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a former legal ethics associate law professor at Michigan State University College of Law and a former visiting professor at Vytautas Magnus University Law School in Lithuania.
Mr. Brown serves as the co-chair of mentoring for Harvard Law School Alumni Association of DC (District of Columbia). Brown was selected as one of the “Lawyers of Distinction” in 2021 and selected to join The National Black Lawyers “Top 100” in 2020.
Mr. Brown is also a proud and active member of the US Conceal and Carry Association (USCCA).
About the ABF Fellow
The ABF Fellows serve as stewards of the American Bar Foundation, an independent, nonprofit research organization that conducts short- and long-term socio-legal research projects. The ABF’s mission is to serve the legal profession, the public, and the academy through empirical research, publications, and programs that advance justice and the understanding of law. The ABF’s research falls under one of three categories: learning and practicing law; protecting rights and accessing justice; and making and implementing law. The Foundation is committed to broad dissemination of research findings to the organized bar, scholars, and the general public.
About Brown Law Office, LLC
Founded in 2020, Brown Law Office, LLC is a multi-practice regional law firm for institutions and private individuals who value strategic efficiency from an accomplished experienced legal professional. Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, Brown Law Office, LLC represents clients in Banking, Financial Services, Equipment Leasing, Construction, Manufacturing, and Professional Services industries. Brown Law Office, LLC has extensive experience in state and federal courts across a diverse list of practice areas, including Corporate & Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Consumer Collections, Construction & Residential Real Estate, Law, Employment Law, and Trusts & Estates, as well as Gun Trusts, White Collar criminal defense, and criminal defense in matters, involving self-defense.
Mr. Brown also provides training and consultations on corporate ethics, as well as training on the laws of self-defense for organizations concerned with firearm safety.
Mr. Brown embraces clients with deep compassion, sharp strategic insight, and the tireless zeal necessary to champion their needs. He is a trusted advocate who consistently obtains results for his clients.
Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc.
American Bar Association
Harvard Law School, Juris Doctor — 2003
Harvard University’s JFK School of Government, Master of Public Administration — 2003
Morgan State University, Bachelor of Arts — 1999, summa cum laude
District of Columbia
Northern District of Georgia
State of Maryland
Maryland Court of Appeals
State of Georgia
U.S. Supreme Court
SEC Disclosure Guidance Amid the Unprecedented and Rapidly Changing Financial Landscape Due to COVID-19, April 13, 2020, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
FINRA Proceedings Under COVID-19, April 3, 2020, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
XY Planning v. SEC: Regulation Best Interest, April 2, 2020, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
The SEC’s New Best Interest Rule Raises More Questions Than It Answers, June 7, 2019, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Legal Political Moral Hazard: Does the Dodd-Frank Act End Too Big To Fail?, 2017, Alabama Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review