Abby Brown focuses her practice on general corporate, US and international mergers and acquisitions, securities law matters and corporate governance issues. Abby has earned a reputation as a business-minded and efficient advisor, who takes a creative and innovative approach to legal matters, often strategizing with companies to provide tailored solutions in unique situations.
She serves as primary outside securities compliance and governance counsel to public company clients, and has served as the corporate secretary of several public company government contractors and privately held financial institutions. She believes in building strong relationships with her clients, many of whom she has consistently served over the length of her career.
Abby is a frequent author on topics of interest to her corporate clients, and actively participates in a number of organizations to which her clients belong, including as the firm’s liaison to the National Capital Region chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC-NCR). Abby also co-chairs the American Bar Association’s Corporate Governance subcommittee for Investor and Shareholder Engagement.
Wake Forest University, J.D., cum laude, top 10%; Executive Editor, Wake Forest Law Review, 2003
Vanderbilt University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2000