Lillian Brown Esq.

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Brown, Lillian

Ms. Brown joined the firm in 2013, after having worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporation Finance since 1999. Ms. Brown focuses her practice on federal securities law compliance and corporate governance matters.  At the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ms. Brown served as Senior Special Counsel to the Director of the Division of Corporation Finance, working directly with each of the last three Directors. In this role, she advised the Director on significant technical and policy matters. She supervised and participated in numerous rulemakings and other projects and facilitated communications between the Division and the SEC Commissioners. Ms. Brown has special expertise in securities laws relevant to merger and acquisition activities, corporate governance and shareholder proposal and proxy matters, and has been influential in rulemaking and interpretations in those areas. She also worked closely on legislative and other intergovernmental matters, playing a key role in rulemaking and other implementation efforts related to the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act.  She is a member of the California Bar and District of Columbia Bar.  She received her BA from Mills College and her J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.

Co-author of BBNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series 83-3rd, Shareholder Proposals.