Multiple Media Outlets Report on Mary Patrice Brown Joining O'Melveny

October 18, 2012

O’Melveny & Myers LLP’s announcement that Mary Patrice Brown has joined the Firm as a partner in the White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Practice was featured in several media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The American Lawyer, Law360, Main Justice, and BLT: The Blog of the Legal Times.  


In the course of her distinguished 22-year government career, Brown has held a number of senior leadership positions at the Department of Justice and the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia.  As Deputy Assistant Attorney General, she had supervisory responsibility for both the Public Integrity Section, which investigates and prosecutes public corruption offenses involving government officials, and the Office of Enforcement Operations, which reviews sensitive investigative and prosecutorial actions.  Brown also served as a top adviser to the Assistant Attorney General on a range of sensitive issues, including DOJ’s recent prosecution of former US Senator John Edwards, the investigation of international corruption, and a variety of international law enforcement issues. 


The September 17, 2012, Law360 article “O’Melveny Nabs Veteran DOJ Official For White Collar Team,” included a statement from Daniel Bookin, chair of the Firm’s White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Practice, who noted that “our clients will benefit not only from Mary Pat’s extensive senior experience at the DOJ, but also her courtroom experience at both the trial and appellate levels, her sharp intellect and her good judgment.”