Sam Brown, an associate at Phillips & Cohen, represents clients in False Claims Act cases and whistleblower claims with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Mr. Brown graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was an executive editor of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform. After earning his law degree, he clerked for Judge Julian Abele Cook Jr. in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan for two years.
He then joined Appellate Advocates, a nonprofit public defender organization that represents indigent defendants in New York City in their appeals of criminal convictions. He was a staff attorney for three years, representing clients in all aspects of appellate litigation and winning significant victories.
Mr. Brown worked for Phillips & Cohen prior to receiving his law degree. As a summer associate, he handled various aspects of whistleblower cases. He also was a paralegal at the firm for a year, working on pharmaceutical fraud and securities fraud matters.
He is admitted to the bar in New York.