Jason Brown is a partner in Cohen & Gresser’s New York office. His practice focuses on white collar criminal and complex civil litigation, and he has extensive experience in matters relating to securities fraud, government contract fraud, antitrust, and privacy and data security.

Prior to joining the firm, Jason served as Chief Deputy of the New York State Attorney General’s Office, where his responsibilities included overseeing the office’s criminal division. He also spent nearly a decade in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, where he served, among other positions, as Chief of the Criminal Division. He was previously a partner at Ropes & Gray, and the managing partner of the New York office of Holland & Knight.

Jason has been recognized by Legal 500’s U.S. guide in its coverage for corporate investigations and white collar criminal defense and commercial litigation. He has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in its white collar criminal defense category.

Jason is a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School and received his undergraduate degree in philosophy from Princeton University.

Jason Brown is a partner in Cohen & Gresser’s New York office. His practice focuses on white collar criminal and complex civil litigation, and…

Education

Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1985); Princeton University (A.B., 1981)

Bar Admissions

New York State

Mark S Cohen, Jason Brown, C Evan Stewart, and Thomas E Bezanson were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America's 2020 New York listings. Mark and Jason were recognized for white collar criminal defense; Evan for securities litigation; and Tom for commercial litigation and product liability litigation defense.

Legal 500 has once again recognized Cohen & Gresser in its United States guide. The firm is recognized for its excellence in the following categories:

  • Corporate Investigations/White Collar
  • Corporate Investigations/White Collar – Advice to Individuals
  • General Commercial Disputes
  • Securities Litigation Defense

Legal 500 notes that C&G has “impressive cross border capabilities and is often retained by clients in multijurisdictional disputes” and that our disputes team members are “true litigators, focused, and thoughtful - no stone is left unturned.”

Cohen & Gresser announces the expansion of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Regulation, Litigation & Arbitration, and Privacy & Data Security practices with the addition of partner Jason Brown to the New York office. His practice focuses on white collar criminal and complex civil litigation, and he has extensive experience in matters relating to securities fraud, government contract fraud, antitrust, and privacy and data security. 

Jason Brown will participate on a panel titled "Consumer Protection and the State Attorneys General" at COMPLY2018.