Selby P. Brown

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Selby P. Brown

Associate

Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2905 | +1 215 994 2222

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Selby P. Brown focuses her practice on complex commercial and international litigation. As a participant in the International and Insolvency Litigation group, Ms. Brown has experience on matters involving sovereign litigation and enforcement of international arbitration awards. She also has diverse experience in financial and business disputes, including those involving securities fraud class actions, derivative claims against corporations, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract and false advertising. Additionally, Ms. Brown works on matters involving pharmaceutical products liability and employment issues. In her pro bono practice, Ms. Brown has represented and advised clients in a variety of civil rights and immigration matters.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Brown clerked for the Honorable Robert E. Bacharach of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the Honorable Michael Baylson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She also previously served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Timothy D. DeGiusti of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.

Ms. Brown was a Dechert summer associate in 2012 and 2013.

Education
  • Vassar College, A.B., 2009
  • The University of Oklahoma, J.D., 2014, highest honors, Nathan Scarritt Prize, Joel Jankowsky Award, Order of the Coif, Editor-in-Chief of the Oklahoma Law Review, recipient of eleven American Jurisprudence Awards, including awards for Federal Securities Regulation and Mergers and Acquisitions
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Clerkships
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Honorable Robert E. Bacharach
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Honorable Michael M. Baylson
Memberships
  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Chapter Secretary
  • Appointee to the Federal Bar Association’s National Task Force on Diversity for FY 2018 and FY 2019
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Associate Subcommittee of the Large Firm Management Committee, Member