Lily advises clients, including public companies and their boards, on federal securities law compliance and matters.
Lily Brown is a partner in the Transactional and Securities Departments and a of the Corporate Practice Group. Lily advises clients, including public companies and their boards, on federal securities law compliance and matters. She has extensive experience in SEC reporting and disclosure requirements, shareholder proposal and matters, the federal securities laws relevant to control-related transactions, access and shareholder activism and engagement. Lily regularly counsels clients on new and evolving disclosure and governance requirements and practices, including under the Dodd-Frank and .
Lily works with a diverse range of companies, from Fortune 500 to private companies, spanning multiple industries including financial services, technology, entertainment, consumer products, security, biotechnology and retail.
Lily joined the firm in 2013, after having worked at the Securities and Commission (SEC) in the since 1999. In her time at the SEC, Lily served as Senior Special Counsel to the Director of the , working directly with three different Directors. In this role, she advised on significant technical and policy matters, supervised and participated in numerous rulemakings and other projects and worked closely on legislative and other intergovernmental matters. Lily played a key role in rulemaking and other implementation efforts related to the and the .
Between 2002 and 2005, Lily was a Special Counsel in the Office of Mergers and Acquisitions in the , and from 1999 to 2002 she was an Attorney-Advisor in Disclosure Operations in the .
JD, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 1999
BA, Political, Mills College, 1994
Bar AdmissionsDistrict of ColumbiaCalifornia
Life Sciences: Biotech
Technology: Consumer, Fin Tech, Services