Jason Brown is a partner in Cohen & Gresser’s New York office. His practice focuses on white collar criminal and complex civil litigation, and he has extensive experience in matters relating to securities fraud, government contract fraud, antitrust, and privacy and data security.

Prior to joining the firm, Jason served as Chief Deputy of the New York State Attorney General’s Office, where his responsibilities included overseeing the office’s criminal division. He also spent nearly a decade in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, where he served, among other positions, as Chief of the Criminal Division. He was previously a partner at Ropes & Gray, and the managing partner of the New York office of Holland & Knight.

Jason is a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School and received his undergraduate degree in philosophy from Princeton University.


  • “FTC is Looking Beyond Consumer Harm Post-Breach,” Law360, September 30, 2015.
  • “Can a Corporation Be Liable for ‘Violating’ an Ambiguous Regulation?” Inside Counsel, October 2, 2013.
  • “Restraining Liberty Before a Verdict is in Sight,” Global Competition Review, May 2011.

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