Brower, Gregory A.
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Gregory A. Brower

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gbrower@bhfs.com
702.382.2101
Las Vegas, Nevada
Carson City, Nevada
Reno, Nevada
Washington, DC

Assistant Director for the Office of Congressional Affairs at the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Deputy General Counsel at the Federal Bureau of Investigation

U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada

General Counsel and Inspector General at the U.S. Government Publishing Office

Legislative Counsel in the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys at the Department of Justice

Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Nevada Legislature

Surface Warfare Officer, U.S. Navy

With more than 25 years of experience both as a first-chair litigator and in public service, Greg Brower’s practice focuses on civil and criminal litigation, as well as regulatory and enforcement actions, corporate investigations, gaming law matters, False Claims Act (FCA) issues and federal and state government relations. He also has significant experience with providing strategic and legal counsel to state and federal political campaigns. 

Just prior to joining the firm in 2018, Greg served as the assistant director for the Office of Congressional Affairs at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), serving as the FBI’s chief liaison to Congress on a wide range of critical oversight and investigative matters. He previously served as the FBI’s Deputy General Counsel, managing a diverse portfolio of legal matters, including litigation, privacy, procurement, compliance and ethics. During his time as a senior FBI executive, spanning two administrations, he worked closely with high-ranking officials in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. intelligence community and with key leaders on Capitol Hill. Greg is a regular commentator and contributor on national security, legal and political issues, regularly appearing on CNN and MSNBC, and he is the featured contributor on white collar crime and corporate compliance for the Washington Legal Foundation’s Legal Pulse blog.

Greg has a long history of public service. At the federal level, in addition to his recent experience at the FBI, he previously served as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada, and as both General Counsel and Inspector General at the U.S. Government Publishing Office. Greg also served at DOJ as Legislative Counsel in the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys. At the state level, he has served in a variety of policy roles, including five terms in the Nevada Legislature, where he was chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He has also served on the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee, the Nevada Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice, the Nevada Sentencing Commission and the Nevada Juvenile Justice Commission. 

Throughout his career, Greg has served the Nevada legal community as an adjunct professor of law at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he has taught courses in national security law and trial advocacy. Before attending law school, Greg served in the U.S. Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer.

Previous Experience

Assistant Director for the Office of Congressional Affairs at the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Deputy General Counsel at the Federal Bureau of Investigation

U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada

General Counsel and Inspector General at the U.S. Government Publishing Office

Legislative Counsel in the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys at the Department of Justice

Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Nevada Legislature

Surface Warfare Officer, U.S. Navy

Practices & Industries
Representative Matters
  • Represented a health care company in an antitrust matter with the Nevada Attorney General.
  • Represented a former federal executive branch official in a Congressional oversight investigation.
  • Represented a national law firm in a Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Conducted a comprehensive review of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance and corporate anti-corruption policies for an international hospitality company.
  • Represented a global retail company in an internal investigation.
  • Represented a political consulting firm in a federal grand jury investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Represented a telecom company in a state qui tam investigation.
  • Represented an international pharmaceutical company in a Congressional oversight investigation.
  • Represented a financial services company in a federal inspector general investigation.
  • Represented a gaming company in an investigation by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
  • Represented an education services company in a federal inspector general audit.
  • Represented a small business in an export control investigation by U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Represented a technology company in a securities fraud investigation by the Nevada Secretary of State.
  • Represented an aerospace company in a False Claims Act case brought by the U.S. Department of Justice.
News & Events
Publications & Presentations
Education
  • Professional Program, Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
  • J.D., George Washington University Law School
  • A.B., University of California, Berkeley
Admissions
  • Nevada
  • California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Recognition

AV Preeminent Rated: Martindale Hubbell

Membership

Board of Trustees, International Association of Gaming Advisors

Member, Legal Policy Advisory Board, Washington Legal Foundation

Member, Advisory Board, University of Nevada, Reno Cybersecurity Center

Master Emeritus, American Inns of Court, (Reno, Nevada Chapter)

Member, The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies

Member, Board of Advisors, Center for Law and Leadership, UNLV Boyd School of Law

Member, Board of Trustees, National Association of Former U.S. Attorneys