Gary R. Brown
Course: Criminal Law
Gary R. Brown is a United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York. Judge Brown received an A.B. degree in English Language and Literature from Columbia College and earned his J.D. from The Yale Law School. After graduating law school, he worked as a law clerk to United States District Judge Jacob Mishler in the Eastern District of New York from 1988 to 1989. He next served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York for more than 15 years, most recently as the chief of the Long Island Criminal Division. Judge Brown is a three-time recipient of the Director’s Award from the Executive Office for United States Attorneys and, in 2000, received the Federal Prosecutor’s Award from the National Law Enforcement Association.
Judge Brown has taught as an adjunct professor at New York Law School and has lectured at Fordham University School of Law, Hofstra Law and Touro Law School. He has written a biography and numerous articles for popular, trade and legal publications, including articles about internal investigations, civil forfeiture law and the United States sentencing guidelines.
At the time of his appointment to the bench, Judge Brown held the position of chief counsel for litigation and chief compliance officer at CA Technologies, Inc.