Charles Brown, an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, focuses his practice on securities litigation, government and internal investigations, white collar criminal defense, and business litigation.

While attending law school, Mr. Brown was a managing editor for the Cornell Law Review.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Brown served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Roger Titus, United States District Court for the District of Maryland. In addition to his other client work, Mr. Brown has represented a juvenile criminal defendant during the appeal of her commitment order in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.





Mr. Brown’s work on behalf of clients includes:

  • Defending former SAC Capital portfolio manager, Mathew Martoma, against criminal and civil charges of insider trading brought by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Defending a public company and certain of its officers in a securities class action against allegations that they violated the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by making materially misleading statements during earnings calls.
  • Defending Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. and related entities against claims of fraudulent inducement, misrepresentation, and breach of contract brought in the Commercial Division of New York Supreme Court.
  • Defending a mutual fund investment adviser against allegations that it violated section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940.






J.D., 2011
Cornell Law School

(cum laude)

B.A., 2006
Oberlin College



New York
New Jersey


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
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