Shari Brown represents audit committees and corporate management in corporations before government enforcement agencies, and conducts internal investigations, compliance audits and due diligence in the areas of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act, OFAC compliance and export controls, corporate ethics and compliance, procurement frauds, Economic Espionage Act (EEA) and USA Patriot Act anti-money laundering. (Prior to DLA Piper, Ms. Brown was a practice group chair at another law firm.) Ms. Brown was also senior counsel at Mobil Oil Corporation, where she served as the Company's ethics, compliance and conflicts of interest officer. In addition to preparing compliance programs and training materials, Ms. Brown also represents companies regarding Dodd-Frank whistleblower complaints.
She is a lauded former federal prosecutor for financial fraud and securities prosecutions. She is a member of the Sanctions Subcommittee of the Department of State's Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy. The National Bar Association's Greater Washington Area Chapter Women Lawyers Division honored her as a Distinguished Attorney, and the Ethisphere Council named Ms. Brown to its list of 2009 "Attorneys Who Matter" in FCPA compliance.