David Brown | Brunswick Group
David Brown

David Brown

Partner, Washington, D.C.

Dave is a member of the firm’s Regulation & Public Policy and Litigation practice groups. Dave’s practice sits at the intersection of policy, advocacy, and strategic communications and issues management.

Drawing on over 15 years of experience spanning the public and private sectors, Dave counsels some of the world’s most significant organizations on the critical issues they face—helping them to design and execute public affairs campaigns to advance their policy agendas at the federal level, manage significant reputational risk, and navigate complex litigation and regulatory environments.

Dave has advised clients responding to federal and congressional investigations, adverse regulatory action, and antitrust actions brought by the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. He has counseled clients whose transactions have been subject to CFIUS and merger review and has helped prepare clients to testify before Congress. He specializes in designing multi-stakeholder campaigns, including architecting campaigns to help his clients secure significant Department of Defense contracts.

An attorney and former senior counselor to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), Dave served as the senator’s principal advisor on technology, telecommunications, and judiciary matters. He appeared regularly as a guest political commentator on cable news and other outlets during the 2016, 2018 and 2020 campaign cycles, and he has taught at The George Washington University as lecturer in political management.