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Kenyen Brown

Partner

Washington, D.C.
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Former United States Attorney Kenyen Brown focuses his practice on white-collar criminal litigation and compliance counseling, including matters involving internal and government investigations.

He performs compliance program reviews, audits and risk assessments and helps clients manage risks that can affect organizational reputation, fiscal health, and strategic effectiveness. His workplace culture audits and investigations help organizations reduce risk and respond to crises.

Kenyen also has extensive experience developing and revising corporate manuals to ensure compliance with current law, as well as designing and reviewing employee disciplinary and termination processes. He previously chaired the Attorney General Advisory Committee's Subcommittee for Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (LECC)/Victim Witness/Community Engagement and set model standards. As a result, he is well-versed in best policing practices and effective police/community engagement tools.

As the first African-American U.S. Attorney for Southern Alabama, Kenyen successfully prosecuted a diverse range of civil and criminal cases. Earlier, as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Mobile, Alabama, he directed investigations and prosecutions involving white-collar crimes and bank fraud. Today, he brings that experience to his work advising organizations and businesses in industries that are common targets of regulatory compliance proceedings and criminal investigations.

Kenyen's eight years on staff for the U.S. Senate Ethics Committee included conducting high-profile Congressional ethics investigations and leading training and compliance efforts. He was also the Acting Chief Counsel and Staff Director for the U.S. House Ethics Committee, where he handled similar high-profile work. As a result of those roles, he maintains close ties to several members of Congress, his former Congressional colleagues, Department of Justice colleagues and former U.S. Attorney colleagues nationwide.