H. Lowell Brown
H. Lowell Brown is an attorney whose practice focuses on compliance. Mr. Brown advises clients on implementing programs of compliance and conducts investigations into possible violations of law or company policy. Mr. Brown has also been appointed as special compliance monitor for the Raytheon Company and the DIRECTV Group to oversee their compliance with the requirements of consent agreements entered into with the U.S. Government. In addition, Mr. Brown has been engaged by the trustees of a prominent private college to investigate possible mismanagement by the college's president and to advise the board on enhanced controls.
From 1991 through 2000, Mr. Brown was Assistant General Counsel of Northrop Grumman Corporation where he advised the company and its board of directors on matters of compliance, including compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. While at Northrop, Mr. Brown was responsible for internal corporate investigations and for representing the company in governmental investigations.
Mr. Brown began his career as Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. Mr. Brown also served as Assistant General Counsel of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Mr. Brown was in private law practice in Washington, D.C., where he was a partner in the law firm of Heron, Burchette, Ruckert and Rothwell. Since leaving Northrop, Mr. Brown has practiced law in Maine and from 2004 through 2006, Mr. Brown was counsel to the firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft. Mr. Brown currently serves as a director of two foreign-owned corporations that provide goods and services to the U.S. Government. In addition, Mr. Brown chairs the Board of Trustees of the Bangor Theological Seminary and serves as a member of the board of Opportunity Farm for Boys and Girls.
Mr. Brown is a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Maine School of Law and is a frequent speaker on White Collar Crime. He has written law review and journal articles concerning compliance programs as well as the ethical and legal issues facing corporate counsel in regard to internal investigations. Mr. Brown has written numerous articles on various aspects of compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and is the author of a treatise on the Act entitled Bribery in International Commerce, published by Thomson-West. He is also the author of High Crimes and Misdemeanors in Presidential Impeachment, published by Palgrave Macmillan.
Mr. Brown is admitted to practice law in California, the District of Columbia and in Maine.