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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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Washington, D.C., 20004
United States


Reginald “Reg” Brown is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He has a vibrant and diverse crisis and governmental investigations practice, and regularly counsels financial institutions and other industry-leading clients facing complex and significant regulatory, enforcement and reputational matters.

Reg provides investigations-related guidance, strategic counsel and crisis management assistance to a broad range of companies and senior executives confronting challenges and opportunities at the intersection of government, law, media and public policy. He has assisted leading institutions and high-profile individual clients with more than a hundred congressional inquiries, as well as numerous federal, state and global government investigations and crisis avoidance and mitigation matters.

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United States > Dispute resolution > Financial services litigation

At Kirkland & Ellis LLP, the financial services litigation practice handles a range of complex disputes in the area, from market manipulation and fraud investigations to litigation related to M&A. The team represents clients facing investigations across consumer finance, securities and derivatives, with experience in cases involving the SEC, CFTC, DOJ and CFPB. The practice’s governmental relations expertise is further demonstrated by its recent work for a number of CEOs of prominent banks in helping them to prepare for congressional oversight hearings. Mark Filip is a former federal judge and offers deep experience in defending clients in government enforcement proceedings, while Sandra Goldstein and Zachary Brez are noted for their work in securities and M&A litigation. Goldstein and Brez are based in New York, while Filip works across the Chicago and Washington DC offices; Reginald Brown is another name to note in DC and further bolsters the firm’s expertise in regulatory enforcement proceedings.

United States > Government > Government relations

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP‘s congressional investigations practice is led by Reginald Brown. Representing international and domestic financial institutions, government contractors, CEOs, and public officials, the diverse bipartisan team has seen recent investigations include advising Robinhood Markets Inc in connection with the GameStop trading issues.