Devron Brown

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Born (1990-08-29) August 29, 1990 (age 33)
Las Vegas, Nevada
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Alma mater
  • The George Washington University Law School
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Fintech legal policy
  • Technology risk attorney

Devron Brown is a fintech legal policy and technology risk attorney with extensive experience serving on Capitol Hill.[1][2] He was born on August 29, 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada.[1]


United States House of Representatives

Brown serves as Senior Counsel for Fintech to the U.S. House Financial Services Committee.[2][3] He works at the market intersection of policy and regulation for topics such as digital and physical payments, central bank digital currencies (CBDC), digital wallets, machine learning and algorithmic based credit models, and privacy.[4][5] Brown advises Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), the first woman and African American to chair the committee.[6] Additionally, he serves as Senior Counsel for the Committee’s Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence Task Forces,[7] chaired by Stephen Lynch (D-MA) and Bill Foster (D-IL), respectively. He also works across the aisle with Ranking Chairs Tom Emmer (R-MN) and Barry Loudermilk (R-GA), who serve as ranking member representatives for the Financial Technology Task Force and Artificial Intelligence Task Force, respectively.

United States Senate

Brown started his career in Washington D.C. and served as a Special Assistant to former United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV).[1] In 2014, Brown was recognized by The Hill’s 50 Most Beautiful list.[8]

Privacy and Cybersecurity Lawyer

After graduating law school, Brown worked at ZwillGen, a boutique law firm focused on helping clients navigate emerging technology and data-related legal challenges.[9][10][11]


The George Washington University Law School

Brown received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School. At GW, Brown was a Senior Member of the Moot Court Board and also served as Senior Editor of the The Federal Communications Law Journal.[1][12] As a student and as an alumnus, he has served as a speaker at the law school for panel discussions ranging from net neutrality[13][14] to the intersection of race and corporate America[15].

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Brown received his B.A. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2012.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Devron Brown Selected as Recipient of FCBA Scholarship". Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Devron Brown". The Foundry. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  3. Brett, Jason. "Before Going Apolitical, Coinbase Sponsored Diversity And Inclusion On Capitol Hill". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  4. "Waters Announces Committee Task Forces on Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence". Financial Services Committee. 2019-05-09. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  5. "The Idea of a Digital Dollar was Introduced in Stimulus Bill". ETF Trends. 2020-03-25. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  6. "Waters Chosen by House Democrats to Be First Woman and African American to Chair Financial Services Committee". Financial Services Committee. 2018-12-21. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  7. Law, Internet; Foundry, Policy (2020-12-09). "This Month's Featured Fellow: Devron Brown". The Foundry. Retrieved 2020-12-28. {{cite web}}: |first2= has generic name (help)
  8. Editors, The Hill (2014-07-29). "Devron Brown". TheHill. Retrieved 2020-12-28. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  9. "Courts Can't Put Their Finger on How to Handle Compelled Unlocking of Devices with Biometrics". ZwillGen. 2019-04-30. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  10. "10 Ways a Business Associate Can Trigger HIPAA Enforcement". ZwillGen. 2019-05-31. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  11. "New EU Cookie Consent Recommendation from Advocate General". ZwillGen. 2019-04-05. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  12. "Masthead" (PDF). Federal Communications Law Journal. 70: 2. April 2018.
  13. "Net Neutrality Q&A with FCC Commissioner Clyburn and Panel". Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  14. "Net Neutrality Q&A with FCC Commissioner Clyburn and Panel - YouTube". Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  15. "Visions of Change: Race and the Corporation". Retrieved 2020-12-28.

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