Chris Brown is a litigation and trial associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.
Mr. Brown represents clients in antitrust litigation and during merger clearance. Mr. Brown has worked on antitrust litigation from the filing of the complaint through discovery, dispositive motions, and trial. He has assisted clients in advocating before the Department of Justice Antitrust Division and Federal Trade Commission regarding antitrust enforcement and merger clearance. His litigation experience includes monopolization, monopsonization, and merger challenges brought by both the government and private litigants. His experience spans across industries, including agricultural products, government contracting, information technology, pharmaceuticals, and manufactured goods. Mr. Brown helps clients navigate complex antitrust issues, including:
- Merger litigation
- Monopolization and attempted monopolization
- Capper-Volstead Act cooperative issues
- Refusal to deal
Mr. Brown also represents clients during white collar investigations. As part of this role, he has assisted in investigations from the initial identification of a potential problem through counseling clients on addressing the results of the investigation. His work on these matters has included advocacy before the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice regarding financial accounting and alleged fraud.
Mr. Brown maintains an active pro bono practice. His work includes successfully reuniting a mother with her separated child in an immigration proceeding and representing tenants. Prior to law school, Mr. Brown worked as a certified public accountant for an international accounting firm.