Erin Brown Jones is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice. She advises clients on enforcement, compliance, and litigation matters across a range of regulatory regimes, with a focus on the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and US securities laws and regulations.
Ms. Brown Jones was recognized in Global Investigations Review’s 2020 “40 Under 40” list recognizing the next generation of outstanding investigations specialists.
Ms. Brown Jones represents clients in both domestic and cross-border investigations, and has experience collaborating with forensic auditors, navigating government-imposed compliance monitor decrees, and advocating in front of government agencies. Ms. Brown Jones has investigative experience with the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation, State Department, and Department of Commerce, as well as working with clients facing Congressional investigations.
In addition to her investigations work, Ms. Brown Jones also works closely with clients across industries – including the manufacturing, technology, pharmaceutical, aerospace, healthcare, and oil and gas industries – to review and enhance their internal compliance programs, including drafting policies and procedures, conducting risk assessments, and advising companies with respect to innovative compliance monitoring and analytics. Ms. Brown Jones also regularly advises clients in connection with cross-border M&A and capital markets transactions, including pre- and post-acquisition due diligence and counseling.
Prior to her experience at Latham, Ms. Brown Jones held fellowships with the Department of Justice’s National Security Division and the Department of Defense’s Office of Force Transformation, and also served in the AmeriCorps program .
Ms. Brown Jones previously was a member of Latham’s Recruiting Committee, and currently serves on the firm’s EEO Board.