Raymond M. Brown - Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

Raymond M. Brown

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1989
Phone: 732-476-3280

Mr. Brown concentrates his practice in white collar criminal defense, international human rights issues, internal investigations and complex commercial litigation.  He has defended clients in state and federal courts and before administrative tribunals. He is a leading figure in the developing area of law related to the regulation and enforcement of business requirements for human rights compliance.

Mr. Brown has extensive experience as a trial lawyer and has handled a wide variety of criminal and civil matters representing individuals, corporations and government entities. He has appeared in a number of high profile trials, including the nine-month trial involving former U.S. Secretary of Labor Raymond J. Donovan and the successful eight-year defense of senior executives of a major multinational corporation charged with environmental violations. Mr. Brown has appeared in courts in twelve states and has conducted investigations in the U.S. and in Kenya, El Salvador, the Cayman Islands, Switzerland, the Bahamas, Colombia and Sierra Leone. His international experience includes qualifying as Counsel before the International Criminal Court in The Hague and serving as Co-Lead Defense Counsel at the Special Court for Sierra Leone.

Mr. Brown counsels foreign and domestic multinationals on a broad range of corporate risk management, governance, and transactional issues, including those at the intersection of human rights and business concerns. He advises on compliance obligations, supply chain management issues, and the potential reputational risks and “bottom line” impacts facing corporations whose operational practices become entangled in human rights violations, both domestically and on the international stage.

Columbia UniversityBA 1969Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, BerkeleyJ.D. 1974
Litigation Counsel of AmericaAmerican College of Trial LawyersAmerican Board of Criminal LawyersAssociation of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New JerseyNew Jersey State Bar AssociationAssociation of the Federal Bar of New JerseyAmerican Bar AssociationNational Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAmerican Bar Foundation

Office Location

Metro Corporate Campus One
99 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830-2712
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Criminal Defense: General Practice of the Woodbridge Metro Area
Raymond M. Brown has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Criminal Defense: General Practice
Criminal Defense: White-Collar