Snell & Wilmer announced on February 15, that NAFUSA member Greg Brower, a commercial litigation partner in the firm’s Reno and Las Vegas offices, has been appointed to serve as Deputy General Counsel at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He will assume his new role in Washington, DC in late February.
Brower has more than 20 years of experience as a “first chair” litigator. While at Snell & Wilmer, he was instrumental in the development of the firm’s gaming and white collar criminal litigation practice groups and the expansion of its corporate investigations and administrative law groups. He has also served as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’s Boyd School of Law teaching courses in national security law and trial practice.
“Greg has served his local community, the state of Nevada and our country with the highest level of integrity and honor, and we wish him our absolute best as he returns to our nation’s capital to serve in this key post with the FBI,” said Matt Feeney, chairman of Snell & Wilmer. “We are proud to call Greg our partner and our friend, and we thank him for his many contributions to the firm. He will be deeply missed.”
Brower joined the firm in 2009 after approximately two years as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada. Before his appointment as U.S. Attorney, Brower served in a variety of other senior government posts in Washington, D.C. From 2006 to 2007 he was Chief Legal Officer at the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), overseeing the agency’s Office of General Counsel. From 2004 to 2006, he served as GPO’s Inspector General, supervising all internal audits and investigations. From 2003 to 2004, he served at U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing in nine locations throughout the western United States and in Mexico, including Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles and Orange County, California; Denver, Colorado; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.swlaw.com.