Abby Brown believes in building strong relationships with her clients, and has earned a reputation as a business-minded and efficient advisor who takes an innovative approach to legal matters, often strategizing with companies to provide tailored legal solutions in unique situations that work from a business perspective. Abby handles general corporate, US and international mergers and acquisitions, securities law matters and corporate governance issues. More generally, she also serves as the relationship partner to over 25 global clients in the financial services, government contracting, media and pharmaceuticals industries, serving as a single point of contact and taking a holistic approach to the global legal needs of each client and, in many cases, participating in executive strategic discussions and board of directors dialogue.
Abby serves as primary outside securities compliance and governance counsel to public company clients, has served as the corporate secretary of several public company government contractors and privately held financial institutions, and has completed over 100 mergers and acquisitions in the course of her almost-20-year career.
Abby is a frequent author and speaker on topics of interest to her clients, and actively participates in a number of organizations to which her clients belong, including serving as the firm’s liaison to, and program coordinator for, the National Capital Region chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC-NCR) since the inception of our sponsorship (2013-present). She previously served as the co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Corporate Governance subcommittee for Investor and Shareholder Engagement (2013-2017), and served as the firm’s representative to the Reston Chamber of Commerce (2016-2018).
Mergers and Acquisitions