Brooks R. Brown

Brooks R. Brown

Partner Co-Chair of Banking and Consumer Financial Services
Brooks R. Brown

Brooks Brown is a partner in Goodwin’s Financial Industry group and co-chair of its Banking and Consumer Financial Services practice. He specializes in the defense of leading financial services and technologies companies in consumer class actions, government investigations and enforcement actions, and general civil litigation matters.

Mr. Brown is the hiring partner for the Washington, D.C. office.

Mr. Brown is also a former member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee (2007 to 2017) and served as the pro bono partner for its Washington, D.C. office (2011 to 2017). He maintains an active pro bono practice, including advising the board of directors of multiple non-profit entities. Mr. Brown lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.

Experience

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Mr. Brown defends financial services and other companies against a wide variety of putative class actions arising under the Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Housing Act (FHA), Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA), Servicemember's Civil Relief Act (SCRA), state unfair and deceptive trade practices acts, and other consumer lending statutes and regulations. He also represents financial services and other companies in civil and criminal investigations before various federal and state agencies, as well as in claims for violations of the False Claims Act. His recent work includes:

  • Successful defense of class certification of a putative nationwide class of individuals seeking recovery under the TCPA for allegedly receiving telephone calls on their cellphones marketing residential home mortgage modifications.
  • Successful defense of national mortgage lender in MDL proceedings alleging violations of federal and state laws in the origination and servicing of mortgage loans.
  • Successful defense of class certification of putative nationwide class actions against national mortgage lender alleging violations of the TCPA.
  • Successful defense of national debt collector and leading technology companies in putative class actions alleging violations of the TCPA and FDCPA.
  • Successful defense of national mortgage lender in putative class action alleging violations of state and federal law in the mortgage process.
  • Successful defense of two national mortgage lenders in putative class actions alleging violations of federal and state fair lending laws.
  • Successful defense of national mortgage lender in action alleging violations of the False Claims Act
  • Defense of national mortgage lender in putative class action challenging captive mortgage insurance arrangements.
  • Representation of companies in federal and state investigations
Professional Activities

Mr. Brown is a member of the American Bar Association and other state and local organizations.

Professional Experience

Mr. Brown is a former special assistant district attorney for Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He has also served as a faculty member for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education trial practice law seminar.

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专业资格

Education

J.D., 1996
Boston University School of Law

(cum laude)

B.A., 1991
Connecticut College

Mr. Brown was Managing Editor of the Boston University School of Law Probate Law Journal.

Admissions

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California
District of Columbia
Massachusetts

Courts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court of New Mexico
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