Attorneys

Attorneys

Jane E. Brown

Counsel to the Firm | Seattle | 206.223.7126 | brownje@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Jane Brown focuses her practice on both transactional matters and civil litigation. As former in-house counsel, she is skilled in focusing and quickly assessing the circumstances, alerting clients to potential revenue streams and liabilities, and working toward cost-effective resolutions. Jane’s litigation experience includes representation of clients in highly regulated industries. She assists clients with the development and maintenance of privacy policies, drafting provisions to protect privacy, and complying with state, federal and international regulations regarding cybersecurity and data breach response.

Professional Experience

  • The Law Office of Jane E. Brown, Attorney (2008-2014)
  • Pillar Income Asset Management, Inc., f/k/a Prime Income Asset Management, Inc., Attorney (2007-2008)
  • Madden & Sewell, LLP, Attorney (2003-2007)
  • Gardere & Wynne, Associate Attorney and Summer Associate (1998-2000)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Academics

  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1995-1998)
    • Recipient of Oscar W. Baker, Sr. Academic Scholarship
    • Advanced Legal Advocacy Clinic
  • Yale University (B.A., Philosophy/Psychology, 1987-1991)
    • Minority Recruiter
    • Center for Cross-Cultural Study, Seville, Spain
  • The International Association of Privacy Professionals, Certified Information Privacy Professional (Pending)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Canada Practice
  • Cannabis
  • Diversity Committee
  • Litigation
  • Privacy and Data Security

Publications

  • “Reputation Matters: Don’t Lose Opportunities Due to Inaccurate Personal Data,” Lane Powell’s Beyond IP Law blog (June 23, 2016)
  • “Safe or Good? We All Have Choices to Make,” Lane Powell’s Beyond IP Law blog (May 23, 2016)
  • “An Addendum to the Scariest Hack So Far,” Lane Powell’s Beyond IP Law blog (May 19, 2016)
  • “The Scariest Hack So Far,” Lane Powell’s Beyond IP Law blog (May 5, 2016)
  • “Expectations of Privacy: Location Matters,” Lane Powell’s Beyond IP Law blog (April 25, 2016)
  • “Commercially Reasonable Security Procedures for Wire Transfers May Avoid Fraud Risk,” Community Banker magazine (Spring 2015)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Is There Currently a Right to Digital Privacy That Puts Certain Data Outside the Reach of Government?” Law Seminars International’s Cloud Adoption and Data Analytics Seminar (June 27, 2016)
  • “Protecting Private Information and Data Security ‘Women and Privacy,’” Wells Fargo Washington Women Roundtable, Panelist (September 10, 2015)
  • “The Business Case for Diversity,” American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington Business Practice Breakfast, Co-presenter (March 4, 2015)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Volunteer, Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program
  • Volunteer, Yale Alumni Schools Committee
  • Member, Dallas Contemporary

Languages

  • Spanish