Former U.S. Attorney & Former District Attorney
Local Trial & Defense Counsel
The Hon. Joe Brown is a presidentially appointed and U.S. Senate confirmed former U.S. Attorney. He previously held a 17-year tenure as an elected District Attorney in Texas.
Client Services. Mr. Brown represents corporations, boards of directors, and individuals in high-stakes government investigations, civil and criminal fraud prosecutions, SEC and FDA enforcement actions, as well as sensitive internal corporate investigations. Mr. Brown offers corporate and individual clients decades of leadership in state and federal law enforcement and corresponding insights into the process and strategies behind government investigations, indictments, and criminal trials. Relying on a 20-year history of criminal and civil trial work, Mr. Brown focuses on counseling businesses on federal and state law compliance and defending civil and criminal fraud investigations, including False Claims Act and whistleblower actions, and corporate compliance audits. Mr. Brown applies strategic and proven solutions that demonstrate his combined experience as a former state prosecutor, former District Attorney, former U.S. Attorney, and accomplished white-collar defense attorney.
U.S. Attorney & District Attorney. Appointed by President Trump and confirmed by the United States Senate, Joe Brown served as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. In this capacity, Mr. Brown was the chief federal prosecutor in the district overseeing all civil, criminal, and appellate proceedings, all Department of Justice prosecutors and the investigations of all federal agencies including but not limited to the FBI, DEA, ATF, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of Inspector General, the IRS, and the Department of Homeland Security. Prior to being appointed to the Department of Justice, Mr. Brown served as the widely popular District Attorney for Grayson County, a position that he defended in four political elections until rising to the position of United States Attorney.
Admission & Education. Mr. Brown is licensed to practice in Texas as well as before federal courts. He holds a Juris Doctor from SMU Dedman School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas.
Mr. Brown is the owner and principal of Joe Brown, Attorney, P.L.L.C.