Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP

Raymond M. Brown

Raymond M.  Brown

Partner, Litigation Department
Chair, Corporate & International Human Rights Compliance Practice Group
Chair, White Collar Defense Practice Group

Practice Focus

  • Litigation, internal investigations, white collar criminal defense.

Representative Matters

  • Mr. Brown has appeared in high profile trials such as the nine-month trial involving former Labor Secretary Raymond J. Donovan and the successful eight year defense of senior executives of a major multinational corporation charged with environmental violations. Mr. Brown has appeared in courts in 12 states and conducted investigations throughout the US as well as in Kenya, El Salvador, the Cayman Islands, Switzerland, the Bahamas, Colombia, and Sierra Leone.
  • Mr. Brown also has significant international experience qualifying as Counsel before the International Criminal Court in the Hague, and having served as Co-Lead Defense Counsel at the Special Court for Sierra Leone.

Professional Activities / Honors

  • Host of the Emmy Award winning New Jersey Network Program "Due Process.”
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and a 2014 recipient of its Peter Perlman Service Award
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
  • Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers.
  • Past president of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey.
  • Former member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
  • Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association Task Force on Judicial Independence.
  • Trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey.
  • Selected as Best Lawyers' 2013 Woodbridge "Lawyer of the Year" in Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar.
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 1989 in the Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar, and Criminal Defense: White-Collar practice areas.
  • Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers since 2007 in the Criminal Defense: White Collar category.
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV® Preeminent.
  • Taught International Criminal Law in the Seton Hall/American University Program at Cairo, Egypt and at Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations.
  • In addition to teaching International Criminal Law at Seton Hall University School of Law where he is a Visiting Professor and Research Scholar, he has taught Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Professional Responsibility.

Publications / Articles / Presentations

Bar Admissions  

  • New Jersey, 1974
  • New York, 1983       
  • Special Court for Sierra Leone, 2004
Metro Corporate Campus One
P.O. Box 5600
Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095-0988
Direct Dial: 732-476-3280
Direct Fax: 732-476-3281
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Practice Groups

Corporate & International Human Rights Compliance
White Collar Defense


Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, J.D. 1974
Columbia University, B.A., 1969

Bar Admissions






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