Erin Brown Jones is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins, where she practices in the White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice. Her practice focuses on advising clients on enforcement, compliance, and litigation matters involving the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), US securities laws and regulations, export control laws and regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and a number of other regulatory regimes.
Ms. Brown Jones has conducted domestic and international internal investigations of companies across a range of industries, and has experience collaborating with forensic auditors, executing government-imposed compliance monitor decrees, and preparing voluntary disclosures, written submissions, and presentations to the cognizant government agencies. Ms. Brown Jones has investigative experience facing 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.
In addition to investigations work, Ms. Brown Jones has also worked closely with clients in the pharmaceutical, aerospace, healthcare and oil and gas industries to review and enhance their internal compliance programs, including drafting internal compliance policies and procedures. Ms. Brown Jones also has experience conducting due diligence and advising clients in connection with cross-border M&A and capital markets transactions from both an anti-corruption and international trade compliance perspective.
Prior to her experience at Latham, Ms. Brown Jones was a summer fellow with the Department of Justice’s National Security Division and the Department of Defense’s Office of Force Transformation. Before entering law school, Ms. Brown Jones served as an AmeriCorps member in Austin, Texas.
Ms. Brown Jones currently serves as a member of Latham’s Recruiting Committee.