Joe W. Brown

Council of Regional Leaders, Board of Directors | Black Mountain Institute

About Joe

Joseph W. Brown practices in the areas of government affairs, administrative law and business law. He is a former appointee of President Ronald Reagan to the State Justice Institute and the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (1981-88) and has served as an officer or director of many businesses, civic and charitable organizations including the Nature Conservancy, the Department of Wildlife, the Nevada Development Authority, the Nevada Athletic Commission, Wells Fargo Bank, and as a commissioner for the Nevada Gaming Commission. He is the Founder and former Vice Chair of the Nevada Military Support Alliance.

Mr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Washington & Lee University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia. He is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts of Nevada and the District of Columbia. In December 2012, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Law degree by the University of Nevada Las Vegas, and in 2013 he was given the Outstanding Alumnus Award by the Washington and Lee University School of Law. He is also a recipient of the prestigious Patrick Henry award from the National Guard Association of the United States.