Areas of Practice
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2014
  • Wellesley College, B.A., 2009, Ethel Hersey Prize, Ella Smith Elbert Prize
Bar & Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Dorothy N. Brown

1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 8074
FAX: +1 202 429 3902

Dorothy Brown is an associate in Steptoe's Washington office, where she is a member of the Complex Commercial Disputes Group.  Ms. Brown’s recent litigation matters include the defense of a medical device company executive charged with wire fraud, conspiracy, felony adulteration and misbranding. In these representations she has been involved in fact development, expert witness preparation, and trial preparation.  She has also assisted clients with their obligations under US laws related to consumer product safety, including compliance with labeling requirements for imported apparel products.

Ms. Brown also participates in Steptoe’s pro bono program, providing representation in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) cases.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Brown taught elementary school in Baton Rouge, LA through the Teach for America program.

Professional Affiliations

  • Washington Bar Association
  • Women's White-Collar Defense Association